Re: btxld not found

From: Nick Hibma <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 10:23:44 +0100
>> Could anyone explain to me what I am doing wrong? make installworld fails each time with the following error
>> ===> stand/i386/libi386 (install)
>> ===> stand/i386/loader_4th (install)
>> strip -R .comment -R .note -o loader_4th.bin loader_4th.sym
>> btxld -v -f aout -e 0x200000 -o loader_4th -l /usr/obj/usr/src/i386.i386/stand/i386/btx/btxldr/btxldr  -b /usr/obj/usr/src/i386.i386/stand/i386/btx/btx/btx loader_4th.bin
>> make[6]: exec(btxld) failed (No such file or directory)
>> *** Error code 1
>> This is with source of last week. I had this problem before (from old sources) and fixed it by specifying the full path to btxld in the stand/i386/*/Makefile.
> Yes, this is most likely your clock(s) being off.  At installworld time,
> it should *not* start rebuilding your loader.
> Usually this happens if you build on one machine, and install on
> another, while the install machine's time is behind the build machine's
> time.  But it can also happens on one machine, for instance if you
> start in single user mode, and the clock is not yet synchronized.
> -Dimitry

My VirtualBox VMs do have a tendency to lag when I am not using them for a while. I've adjusted time and started ntpd. In the past that would not fix the time lag permanently.

I'll do a fresh buildworld and see whether that completes.

Received on Wed Jan 29 2020 - 08:23:52 UTC

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