Latest 9.2-RELEASE-p5 update keeps wanting to install /boot/kernel/linker.hints
mail at ozzmosis.com
Sat May 17 11:58:58 UTC 2014
Yes, so am I.
I hastily assumed the patch was correct without running freebsd-update
twice to test it.
9.2-RELEASE-p6 amd64 here.
On Thu 2014-05-15 08:33:44 UTC-0400, R. Scott Evans (freebsd-questions at rsle.net) wrote:
> I'm still seeing this issue after the 9.2-RELEASE-p6 binary update.
> On 05/13/14 20:41, andrew clarke wrote:
> > On Fri 2014-05-02 03:08:47 UTC+1000, andrew clarke (mail at ozzmosis.com) wrote:
> >> A patch was submitted to 9-stable & 10-stable in Dec 2013:
> >> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=182098
> >> I think the only way to fix this properly is for the FreeBSD team to
> >> backport the kldxref.c patch to 9.2-REL and issue it as 9.2-REL-p6.
> >> The machines generating the freebsd-update files need the kldxref
> >> patch for local and remote checksums of linker.hints to match; it's
> >> not enough to just patch kldxref on your local machine.
> > Update: A PR was submitted:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=189249
> > And swiftly acted on:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-EN-14:04.kldxref.asc
> > Thanks to Jilles Tjoelker.
> > Regards
> > Andrew
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