kernel upgrades

Sean Cavanaugh Millenia2000 at
Fri Sep 19 21:04:18 UTC 2008

From: "Joe Tseng" <joe_tseng at>
Sent: Friday, September 19, 2008 7:03 AM
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Subject: kernel upgrades

> I'm still new to FreeBSD (coming from CentOS/Ubuntu) so this might be
> something totally obvious to others...  I know I can update ports by using
> portsnap fetch/extract/update - does this update the kernel source as 
> well?
> How do I apply this new code?
> - Joe
If you are using the GENERIC kernel, just use freebsd-update to get any 
updates for the OS. otherwise I would use CVS to update kernel source code. 
can get the STABLE branch then 

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