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Date:      Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:50:37 +0100
From:      Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org>
To:        zbigniew szalbot <zbigniew@szalbot.homedns.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: newest security patch and custom kernel
Message-ID:  <1200379837.6647.6.camel@norman-laptop>
In-Reply-To: <478C5183.7090509@szalbot.homedns.org>
References:  <478C4C94.8080504@szalbot.homedns.org> <1200377886.6647.3.camel@norman-laptop> <478C5183.7090509@szalbot.homedns.org>

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It should be enough to just building and installing the kernel. The
freebsd-update should have patched the kernel src files anyway.

bye
Norman


Am Dienstag, den 15.01.2008, 07:24 +0100 schrieb zbigniew szalbot:
> Hello,
> 
> 
> Norman Maurer pisze:
> > Hi,
> >
> > the /usr/src/sys* stuff should be patched anyway. But you need to build
> > your kernel again and install it to reflect the changes. Even if i think
> > it only update the -p10 label in the case of -p10 patch set.
> >   
> OK. So this page applies to me now?
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/kernelconfig-building.html
> 
>    1.
> 
>       Change to the /usr/src directory:
> 
>       # cd /usr/src
>           
> 
>    2.
> 
>       Compile the kernel:
> 
>       # make buildkernel KERNCONF=/MYKERNEL/
>           
> 
>    3.
> 
>       Install the new kernel:
> 
>       # make installkernel KERNCONF=/MYKERNEL/
>           
> 
>     *Note:* It is required to have full FreeBSD source tree to build the
>     kernel.
> 
> 
> I am interested if I need to download latest FBSD sources then? I have 
> not touched them since I built a custom kernel.
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> Zbigniew Szalbot
> 
> > cheers
> > Norman
> >
> >
> > Am Dienstag, den 15.01.2008, 07:03 +0100 schrieb zbigniew szalbot:
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > Using freebsd-update I applied the latest security patches which were 
> > > announced yesterday. However, I then notice this message:
> > > 
> > > The following files will be updated as part of updating to 6.2-RELEASE-p10:
> > > /boot/GENERIC/kernel
> > > 
> > > My question is whether my update missed the point because I have a 
> > > custom kernel? If so, do I need to apply it manually as described in the 
> > > security advisory? If I still want to go down the binary road, how can I 
> > > make sure my custom kernel gets patched, too?
> > > 
> > > Thank you very much!
> > > 
> > > Zbigniew Szalbot
> > > _______________________________________________
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> >
> >   




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