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Date:      Tue, 15 Jan 2008 08:52:59 +0100
From:      zbigniew szalbot <zbigniew@szalbot.homedns.org>
To:        Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: newest security patch and custom kernel
Message-ID:  <478C665B.3060608@szalbot.homedns.org>
In-Reply-To: <1200379837.6647.6.camel@norman-laptop>
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Hello again,

Norman Maurer pisze:
> It should be enough to just building and installing the kernel. The
> freebsd-update should have patched the kernel src files anyway.
>   
Thank you for very helpful advice. One last question, is it necessary to 
restart the machine? Or can I keep it online after building and 
installing the kernel? I don't care about uname -a details not being 
updated unless the machine needs restarting to include the updates.

Thank you!

Zbigniew Szalbot
> 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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