Source Upgrade

Jason Helfman jhelfman at
Thu Aug 4 03:42:18 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 10:02:28PM -0500, jhall at thus spake:
>I am attempting to upgrade my server from 8.0 to 8.2 Release by upgrading
>the source code and recompiling the kernel.  I am using cvs to download
>the source code.  Following are the entries in my cvs-supfile.
>The system is an HP server.  Following is the system information.
>FreeBSD  8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sat Nov 21 15:48:17 UTC 2009
>   root at  i386
>*default base=/var/db
>*default prefix=/usr
>*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_8_2
>*default delete use-rel-suffix
>*default tag=.

Based on this configuration, you grabbed CURRENT, and not 8.2.

Have a look here and alter your configuration, and rebuild.

Hope this helps

Jason Helfman
System Administrator
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