Upgrading from 7.3 to 8.1: uname -a still shows 7.3p3
amarat at ksu.ru
Tue Nov 16 17:15:40 UTC 2010
Rainer Duffner wrote:
> I have the 8.1 sources, did a buildworld, buildkernel, installkernel,
> Now I have 8.1 binaries:
> server# file /bin/tcsh
> /bin/tcsh: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD),
> dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for FreeBSD 8.1, stripped
> but not the kernel:
> server# uname -a
> FreeBSD server 7.3-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE-p3 #3: Tue Nov 16
> 01:12:23 CET 2010 root at server:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> How is that possible?
> Or is it just a mis-representation?
> kern.osreldate: 801000
> I did a csup twice and rebuilt the kernel multiple times.
> Also did a complete buildworld buildkernel cycle.
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did you accidentally have a mirrored boot drive which is degraded with
failed first drive? then you install system to degraded mirror, but boot
from failed drive with old kernel.
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