Chris Hill wrote:
On Fri, 24 Mar 2006, Duane Whitty wrote:
I recently built 6-STABLE and I was wondering what
the #0 and #1 refer to in the uname
FreeBSD dwpc.dwlabs.ca 6.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE #1: Fri
Mar 24 19:34:58 AST 2006
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I think that refers to the number of times you've (re)built the
kernel. So a fresh install will be #0, but it looks like you've
changed your configuration and rebuilt the kernel once since then.
FreeBSD seems to need far less kernel config tinkering now than it
used to. I recall doing a lot of kernel builds back in the 2.2.x days
just to make my hardware useable (or maybe I was dinking with it "just
because"). Anyway, the # number would increment with each kernel
Chris Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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Yeah, that makes sense. Usually I make a new kernel config file for each
time I rebuild because I've changed something. This time however all I did
was checked out the RELENG_6 code from my local repository for m,y build.
I kept my kernel config from my last build.
Thanks for the info
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