-stable kernel and release 6.2 base system. Do they need to be in sync?

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon Mar 12 13:11:50 UTC 2007

In response to Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at tensor.gdynia.pl>:

> >
> > Just updated /usr/src to -stable (-rRELENG_6), and are now compiling
> > the -stable kernel.
> >
> > Just wondering if I will need to rebuild the base system (world?) as
> > well so they are in sync?

99% of the time, the answer is "yes".

The real answer is that it depends on which version your going from and
to and what sort of changes have been made to kernel interfaces between
those versions.

Bill Moran

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