can i just upgrade the 8.1 kernel ?

Ruben de Groot mail25 at
Fri Jul 23 07:47:39 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 07:37:59AM +0000, Alexandre L. typed:
> I think you have not understood the handbook.
> You MUST rebuild both base system and kernel to correctly upgrade your FreeBSD box to 8.1-RELEASE. 
> If you let your system in 8.0-RELEASE and compile a kernel with 8.1 sources, you will have problem.

s/will have/might have/

Usually, on the same branch, a newer kernel will just work. That's the purpose of ABI compatibility.


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