Updating 5.2.1 Release #
puna at imagescape.com
Thu Jul 29 07:35:13 PDT 2004
> I completed my first update (upgrade?) of a 5.2.1 fresh
> FreeBSD install. I followed a couple how-to's, the handbook,
> and "Absolute BSD" as my guides. My machine is a 1.8Ghz AMD.
> Here is my supfile:
> *default host=cvsup15.us.FreeBSD.org
> *default base=/usr
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> ports-all tag=.
> Everything seemed to go without a hitch. I did:
> 1. cvsup mysupfile
> 2. make buildworld
> 3. make buildkernel
> 4. make installkernel
> 5. make installworld
> The system is up and seems to be running fine, but here's my
> uname -a shows:
> FreeBSD 5.2.1-Release #0:
> I was expecting the release (version, revision# ?) number to
> be greater than #0. I think I've seen where the latest
> revision is #9 or so? Do I need to tell it to get the latest
> revision somehow? Do I need to change the cvs tag= to
> something else to get up to date?
I thought the #number indicated the number of times the server has been rebooted
based upon the last time the kernel was recompiled. Being that it is #0, it was
your first book. Reboot the machine and check the number again.
> Thanks for your time,
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
More information about the freebsd-questions