freebsd-update doesn't increment update from 12.2-p4 to 12.2-p5

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Fri Mar 26 16:42:57 UTC 2021

On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:36:20 +0000
tech-lists <tech-lists at> wrote:

> so I run freebsd-update install, it all installs, then reboot.
> But uname -a still says 12.2-p4 

	<sigh> That is because uname -a shows the kernel version and there
were no kernel changes between p4 and p5. It is for this reason that
freebsd-version was written - that will show you both kernel and userland

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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