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Date:      Sun, 20 Nov 2011 07:37:30 +0000
From:      Matthew Seaman <>
To:        Robert Simmons <>
Subject:   Re: 8.2-RELEASE-p4
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
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On 19/11/2011 23:26, Robert Simmons wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Matthew Seaman
> <> wrote:
>> If you compile your own kernel, then freebsd-update will patch the
>> kernel sources, but leave you to rebuild and reinstall your customized=

>> kernel.
>> I don't know about the -p4 update.  By rights it should have involved
>> updating the kernel by one or other of the two methods shown.  So far
>> however, we've seen two reports questioning that[*] and none saying th=
>> the -p4 update did in fact update the kernel.  Which is suspicious, bu=
>> hardly conclusive.
> Do you compile your own kernel, or do you have a machine that uses
> GENERIC?  If you do, what is the output of uname -a on it?

Me personally?  No, in general I track -STABLE on my systems.  Try
asking the OP.


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