mysterious uname non-updates

Oliver Fromme olli at
Mon Sep 8 17:05:35 UTC 2008

Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
 > today, updating one of my machines, I got the following mysterious results 
 > after reboot:
 > root at ogre:~# sysctl -a | grep RELE
 > kern.osrelease: 6.3-RELEASE
 > kern.version: FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE #4: Thu Jan 17 15:28:57 MSK 2008
 > root at ogre:~# strings /boot/kernel/kernel | grep RELE
 > 6.3-RELEASE-p4
 > FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p4 #6: Sun Sep  7 23:13:45 MSD 2008
 > @(#)FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p4 #6: Sun Sep  7 23:13:45 MSD 2008
 > root at ogre:~# env | grep -i uname
 > root at ogre:~# 
 > WTF? Why my kernel reports that it is previous version (actually it is already 
 > deleted, so I'm double puzzled)

What does "sysctl kern.bootfile" say?
And are you sure that you rebooted the right machine?  ;-)

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