How can i know if the freebsd kernel need to be updated ?
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Wed Jul 14 13:45:51 UTC 2010
zaxis <z_axis at 163.com> writes:
> Now i use the following commands to maintain my freebsd box.
>>portsnap fetch update
>>portupgrade -R xxx
> It works great for software installed through ports. However, how can i know
> if the kernel needs to be updated ?
That procedure *only* updates your ports. Unless you do something else
to update the base system (e.g., csup or freebsd-update), you won't need
to update the kernel.
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