[Ukfreebsd] uname -r issue

O'Connor, Kevin KevinO'Connor at merseyfire.gov.uk
Thu Jun 18 14:51:02 BST 2015

This is more of an annoyance than a technical issue but after a freebsd-update fetch install and several reboots uname -a is still reporting the previous build number on 10.1 release.
According to the handbook uname -a gets it's information from /usr/src/sys/conf/newvers.sh.
I've checked the file and it does indeed list it as RELEASE-p13 but uname -r is still showing p10

Anyone have an idea why the file is not getting read correctly, permissions are fine, or where the incorrect information is coming from?  Having to parse the file newvers.sh on every server would be a bit of a pain.


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