Vinny wrote: > Hi, > > I noticed that using freebsd-update on a freshly installed > 6.2-RELEASE system yielded the following mismatch: > > $ uname -vp > FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p4 #0: Thu Apr 26 17:55:55 UTC 2007 > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP i386 > > The results of running a freebsd-update fetch give: > > zcnew# freebsd-update fetch > Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 1 mirrors found. > Fetching metadata signature from update1.FreeBSD.org... done. > Fetching metadata index... done. > Inspecting system... done. > Preparing to download files... done. > > No updates needed to update system to 6.2-RELEASE-p8. > > So uname says -p4 and freebsd-update says -p8 > > I know -p8 is correct. The kernel was last patched in -p4 so > maybe the uname information isn't updated if the kernel > isn't updated...? >
Exactly. But if you are willing to rebuild the kernel yourself (this is not a difficult process) you will get -p8 in uname too. > If there is something I'm doing wrong, please let me know. > > Thank you. > > Vinny Manolis _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"