Compiling a new GhostBSD kernel

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Install Subversion application.

sudo pkg install FreeBSD-svn-12.0.s20180802153734

Fetch the latest kernel support files.

sudo svn checkout svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/releng/12.0 /usr/src

Copy the generic kernel configuration to a new file, and add a link.

sudo cp /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf/GENERIC  /root/GHOSTBSD
cd /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf
sudo ln -s /root/GHOSTBSD .

Edit the GHOSTBSD kernel configuration file to one's liking.

sudo vi GHOSTBSD

Build and install the new kernel

cd /usr/src
sudo make buildkernel KERNCONF=GHOSTBSD
sudo make installkernel KERNCONF=GHOSTBSD
shutdown -r now