steve at sohara.org
Thu Apr 25 05:39:45 UTC 2013
On Thu, 25 Apr 2013 08:43:59 +1000
Da Rock <freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> On 04/25/13 06:31, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:52:17 -0500
> > "Mark Felder" <feld at feld.me> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:34:30 -0500, Steve O'Hara-Smith
> >> <steve at sohara.org> wrote:
> >>> You have updated to 9.1-RELEASE-p2 - but since there have been no
> >>> kernel changes since 9.1-RELEASE the kernel version message hasn't
> >>> changed.
> >>> This could very reasonably be regarded as bug in the update/version
> >>> reporting process but I wouldn't hold my breath for a fix, as things
> >>> stand
> >>> the version reported only changes when the kernel is updated, or if
> >>> you recompile it after the update.
> >> It would be nice if the version of the OS itself was stored in
> >> something like /etc/freebsd-version so you know what the version of
> >> the OS as a
> > Yes it would.
> sysctl kern.version
The problem under discussion is that the kernel version does not
change when a freebsd-update update does not include a kernel change.
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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