uname weirdness after kernel/OS update

Kellers, Timothy kellers at ADM.NJIT.EDU
Fri Dec 26 12:21:32 PST 2003

howabout the output of syssctl -A | grep kern


-----Original Message-----
From:	jaime at snowmoon.com [mailto:jaime at snowmoon.com]
Sent:	Fri 12/26/2003 3:11 PM
To:	T Kellers
Cc:	freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject:	Re: uname weirdness after kernel/OS update

On Fri, 26 Dec 2003, T Kellers wrote:
> Did you do a make kernel KERNCONF=YOURKERNELFILE, too?

	Yes.  I followed the directions in the /usr/src/UPDATING file that
I have followed at least 8 times previously and successfully on this very
same server over the last few years.

cvsup -g -L 2 stable-supfile (after editing)
cd /usr/src
make buildworld
make buildkernel KERNCONF=ZEUS
make installkernel KERNCONF=ZEUS
reboot (single user)
make installworld

	I have tried simple kernel recompiles since then.  I am currently
in the process of recompiling the entire OS via a third instance of the
above procedure.

> I have to ask simple questions; the problem, if not simple, is flat-out weird.

	I understand.  Its just frustrating.

	Let's start from the other end, though.  From where does uname
draw its data?  With that information, I might be able to track down the


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