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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 14:30:10 +0100
From:      "Zbigniew Szalbot" <>
To:        "User Questions" <>
Subject:   Re: 7.0 > 7.1 update problem
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First of all - thank you Manolis!

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 14:23, Odhiambo Washington <> wrote:

> I don't use freebsd-update myself. I still use csup and the long procedure,
> but I have a question on the GENERIC kernel. You say he does not need to
> recompile anything? Does that mean freebsd-update pulls in a new GENERIC
> kernel based on the latest source tree?

Based on what I have NOW read :) (but should have studied ealier), I
do not think I need to compile a generic kernel.

"If the system was running with a custom kernel, use the nextboot(8)
command to set the kernel for the next boot to /boot/GENERIC (which
was updated):"

I hope I am not wrong again...


Zbigniew Szalbot

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