freebsd-update Not Recognizing Updated Custom Kernel for 9.0-RELEASE-p3

Ryan Frederick ryanrfrederick at
Tue Jun 12 20:54:55 UTC 2012

I realized I made a couple of wording/clarification errors in my
original message. First just about all of these kernels are not custom
but simply locally compiled with no custom modifications. Second the
locally compiled kernels are all named GENERIC (no custom name).


On 6/12/12 2:29 PM, Ryan Frederick wrote:
> I have several FreeBSD 9 systems with custom compiled kernels. After
> using freebsd-update to go from 9.0-RELEASE-p2 to 9.0-RELEASE-p3 this
> morning I rebuilt the kernels. However after recompiling, installing,
> and rebooting with the custom kernels subsequent update checks using
> freebsd-update cron or freebsd-update fetch indicate that
> /boot/kernel/kernel (and only /boot/kernel/kernel) needs to be updated
> despite the custom kernel indicating 9.0-RELEASE-p3 in the output of
> uname -a.
> Ryan

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