RW rwmaillists at
Sun Dec 4 12:27:24 UTC 2011

On Sun, 04 Dec 2011 11:06:29 +0100
Dick Hoogendijk wrote:

> Why do I get a warning if I use freebsd-update about a renewal of my 
> FreeBSD installation within the next two months because after that
> time it will nog be supported anymore?
> I run FreeBSD-release-p4. Freebsd-update 'sees' p3. Is this the cause?


$ uname -r

In the above 8.2 is the release and p4 means that it's the fourth update
on the 8.2 security branch. 

freebsd-update is warning you that your release will soon be
unsupported, so there will be no more security updates. You need to
update to a supported release.

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