where does uname get version number?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 02:05:53 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:51 AM, John <aqqa11 at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Thanks for the clarification!  I don't compile kernel, I only installed
> 9.0-RELEASE and binary upgraded to 9.2-RELEASE using freebsd-update.  (I'm
> worried about the lifetime of the SSD in my laptop so am trying to avoid
> compiling, but that's a side topic.)
> I now totally deleted /usr/src (and /usr/obj), because I don't need them
> now as I now install virtualbox from pkg.
> But after rebooting, "uname -a" still shows 9.1-RELEASE.  As mentioned
> before, all files such as kernel etc are in 9.2, where does uname get that
> incorrect version now?

I am  a bit confused how 9.0-RELEASE came into the picture.  Can you show
the output of top -n?


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