21.3 Preparing to Update

If you want to create a custom kernel, see Chapter 9. This is not needed to update your system unless there is a specific feature that needs to be added to the kernel.

Check recent mail traffic on DragonFly Kernel mailing list and the file /usr/src/UPDATING. Any recent problems or changes should be described there. /usr/src/UPDATING also contains abbreviated build instructions in case these directions are not available.

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