On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:20:58 +0300 Manolis Kiagias <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Jose Luis Alarcon Sanchez wrote: > > Hi Folks. > > > > I am FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE user. i'm learning FreeBSD. > > > > Some times, i see people have a system named 6.2-RELEASE-pxx, where > > xx is a number. I know that -pxx are security patches, or not only > > security and too are patches for solve bugs?. > > > > My dude is: is very convenient have upgraded the kernel to this > > patches. I'm a home user, not a bussiness. Nothing "important" > > depend on my system. > > > > My second dude is: how is the "upgrade" process?, are there this patch > > files in any concrete web site and the user must download it and apply?, > > are there any "automatized" mechanism for get it?. > > > > One last question, what is the number of the last patch applied?. > > > > Thanks you very much, in advance. > > > > Regards. > > > > Jose. > > > > > > There is a program called freebsd-update. It is part of the main > system, you already have it. > Patching the system is usually as easy as this: > (as root): > freebsd-update fetch > freebsd-update install > Recompiling the kernel is an easy, straightforward and well documented > process (unless you csup'd your system to STABLE, which you haven't > obviously) > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/kernelconfig-building.html > > Since, as you say, nothing important depends on your system, you should > experiment and learn from it! > The current patch level is p5 > > Manolis > Manolis, Thank you very much for your reply. You're very kind. Thanks too to Jerry McAllister and Chuck Swiger. This list is fantastic. Regards. Jose. -- http://www.lordofunix.org/ Not Registered GNU/Hurd User. Registered BSD User 51101. Registered Linux User #213309. Memories..... You are talking about memories. Rick Deckard. Blade Runner. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"