Uname borked on ??-Release...

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 3 20:23:10 UTC 2008

Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> Hello,
> Been bashing myself on the head for a few days, so I'm
> looking for a little help.  If you've a big stick, read
> on (and apologies if poor formatting, I'm using an unfamiliar
> keyboard, unfamiliar mailer, and I'm not even sure if this
> system is running FreeBSD anymore :-D   )
> I get the following from uname -a:
> FreeBSD archangel.daleco.biz 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #6:
> Sat Jun  2 09:22:50 CDT 2007  root at archangel.daleco.biz:
> /usr/obj/backup/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
> However, I rebuilt world, more or less without issues,
> twice in February with "RELENG_6" in the supfile.  This
> didn't change uname's output, and that worried me a bit.
> So, to make matters bette^H^H^H^Hadder, I csup'ped
> to RELENG_7_0 the day after it was release, read
> /usr/src/UPDATING, and the webpage detailing the
> upgrade, and did another buildworld/kernel cycle.
> Now I have no idea if I'm on 6 or 7 (seems like
> 7, but many ports issues, and I've rebuilt them
> all), and it's just becoming a major PITA.

You didnt succeed in installing the new kernel.  'make installkernel' is 
the step in which this occurs.


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