6.3 uname -a weirdness
Diego F. Arias R.
dak.col at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 14:31:54 UTC 2009
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 8:46 AM, Andrea Venturoli <ml at netfence.it> wrote:
> Due to the recent advisories, on an i386 6.3 box, i just did:
> cd /usr/src
> make update
> make buildworld
> make kernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
> make installworld
> shutdown -r now
> Now "uname -a" reports 6.3p13, although "cat /usr/src/UPDATING" gives:
> 20091203: p14 FreeBSD-SA-09:15.ssl,
> Disable SSL renegotiation in order to protect against a serious
> protocol flaw. [09:15]
> Fix permissions in freebsd-update in order to prevent leakage of
> sensitive files. [09:17]
> I think the above does not affect the kernel; in fact I recompiled it just
> to be able to check the OS version with uname.
> Just curious on whether this is normal...
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If you are using freebsd-update to keep your system up-to-date is normal.
Unless updates apply to kernel it will keep the number of the last one who
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