freebsd-update claims a file was changed

DA Forsyth d.forsyth at
Thu Apr 30 07:06:16 UTC 2009


I have 2 almost identicle machines running a minimal install of 7.1 
(updated from 7.0 just a few weeks ago).

Todays freebsd-update worked just fine on one box, but on the other I 
Looking up mirrors... 5 mirrors found.
Fetching metadata signature for 7.1-RELEASE from done.
Fetching metadata index... done.
Inspecting system... done.
Preparing to download files...
File changed while FreeBSD Update running: /boot/kernel/kernel

repeat ad nauseum.   Google has been no help.  What to do?

       DA Fo rsyth            Network Supervisor
Principal Technical Officer -- Institute for Water Research

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