On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 09:33:57PM +0800, Yuan, Jue wrote:
> This file will determine the kernel version tag showed at booting
> time. Don't know if it has anything to do with your problem.
> HTH :-)
> On 9/11/06, Spencer PriceNash <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 06:22:42PM +0800, Yuan, Jue wrote:
> >> Hi all.
> >> Could I change the kernel version tag manually? say, I have a kernel
> >which is
> >> 7.0-CUREENT, but for some reasons I wanna it be something like
> >> while the kernel itself does't change from 7.0-CURRENT to 6.1-RELEASE.
> >That seems an odd thing to do, but as it turns out, I somehow managed
> >to do it.
> >On Aug22, my old box had 5.3-RELEASE with a custom kernel. Here's
> >something from a script that does backups every night, with the
> >date as YYYYMMDDHHMMSS starting every line (hostname changed to
> >avoid embarassment):
> >20060722234517:FreeBSD oldbox 5.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE #0: Sat Nov
> >27 01:53:23 CST 2004 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SPENCER1
> >On Aug23 I upgraded to 5.4 (tried 6.1, but the old box hung repeatedly
> >after any fsck):
> >20060723234514:FreeBSD oldbox 5.4-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE #0: Sun May
> >8 10:21:06 UTC 2005
> >[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> >I installed a custom kernel on Aug 29. The release version changed.
> >Here's what the old box says it is now:
> >20060729234515:FreeBSD oldbox 5.3-RELEASE-p31 FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p31 #0:
> >Sat Jul 29 11:33:15 CDT 2006
> >[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/kernel.2006072910 i386
> >I have no idea what I did to cause the change.
Heh...it wasn't too hard to figure out what I did.
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:~> grep REL standard-supfile
*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5_3
Aaargh. I upgraded the box and didn't change my src supfile.
Fixed now; cvsup to get 5.4 source, new kernel build. Result:
FreeBSD oldbox 5.4-RELEASE-p18 FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE-p18 #0: Mon Sep 18 08:39:41
CDT 2006 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/kernel.2006Sep18 i386
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