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Date:      Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:24:58 -0500
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        "FreeBSD Questions !!!!" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Noob question ....
Message-ID:  <543F105A.1090704@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <20141016020025.27547cc0.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On 10/15/14 19:00, Polytropon wrote:

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> There isn't much work to do: freebsd-update does it out of the box. 
> Just keep in mind that you can only use it to track -RELEASE, either 
> follow the -RELEASE branch and add security updates, or increase the 
> -RELEASE version number. Dealing with a custom kernel is also 
> possible, but as few "custom additions" you have, the happier 
> freebsd-update will be. :-) 
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.html 
> See 24.2.3. for details about program invocation. 

*Booooyah* !!!! That web page mentions keeping a GENERIC kernel in 
/boot/GENERIC. I have *NO* plans to start using custom kernels, but if I 
cracked up & decided to, what exactly needs to be copied into 
/boot/GENERIC ? Just checking

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	William A. Mahaffey III

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	"The M1 Garand is without doubt the finest implement of war
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