uname reports wrong kernel version number
kraduk at gmail.com
Thu May 29 07:02:28 UTC 2014
The obvious answer is an installkernel has been done but no reboot
performed. Looks at the modification time and compare it to uptime. Its not
a dead cert as some tricky person could have mangled the kernels
timestamps, but its a good indication
On 29 May 2014 05:20, Michael Sierchio <kudzu at tenebras.com> wrote:
> I've seen threads with this topic before, but with no satisfactory answer.
> I ran freebsd-update fetch install, then installed a new kernel, then
> > strings /boot/kernel/kernel | grep '9.1-RELEASE'
> @(#)FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p13 #0: Tue May 27 17:49:30 UTC 2014
> FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p13 #0: Tue May 27 17:49:30 UTC 2014
> > sysctl kern.bootfile
> kern.bootfile: /boot/kernel/kernel
> > uname -a
> FreeBSD pvpn.ny.pivotallabs.com 9.1-RELEASE-p8 FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p8
> #2: Mon Nov 18 20:24:53 UTC 2013
> root at net6501-factory.sf.pivotallabs.com:
> Which was definitely the old kernel, but not the running one... hrm.
> Any insights?
> - M
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