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@@ -13,14 +13,17 @@ commonly used one being ``world'', which rebuilds and installs
everything in the FreeBSD system from the source tree except the
kernel, the kernel-modules and the contents of /etc. The
``buildkernel'' and ``installkernel'' targets build and install
-the kernel and the modules. Please see the top of the Makefile
-in this directory for more information on the standard build targets
-and compile-time flags.
+the kernel and the modules (see below). Please see the top of
+the Makefile in this directory for more information on the
+standard build targets and compile-time flags.
-Building a kernel with config(8) is a somewhat more involved process,
-documentation for which can be found at:
+Building a kernel is a somewhat more involved process, documentation
+for which can be found at:
http://www.freebsd.org/handbook/kernelconfig.html
And in the config(8) man page.
+Note: If you want to build and install the kernel with the
+``buildkernel'' and ``installkernel'' targets, you have to build
+world before. More information is available in the handbook.
The sample kernel configuration files reside in the sys/i386/conf
sub-directory (assuming that you've installed the kernel sources), the