Which version of FreeBSD is it?

Bas v.d. Wiel bas at kompasmedia.nl
Wed Mar 17 14:36:06 UTC 2010

On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:56:20 +0300, Антон Клесс
<antoniok.spb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have the server that's running FreeBSD for the last few years, but I
> it only year ago and know nothing about when and how was installed
> on it.
> # uname -a
> FreeBSD myhost.net 6.2-RC1 FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 #4: Fri Mar  5 01:37:03 MSK
> 2010     root at myhost.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERN  amd64
> Is it RELEASE, STABLE or what?

It is what it says it is: 6.2-RC1, meaning Release Candidate 1. That's a
development/test version. If this is a production system it would be a very
good idea to replace it with the current 8.0 RELEASE, which will give you
at least proper patch maintenance.


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