I've updated my FreeBSD system with "freebsd-update" but "uname -a" still sais it runs the ""FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE #0" kernel.

How do I get #1? Its important because I need ZFS v15.

  • What was you exact command? freebsd-update fetch and freebsd-update install? And did you reboot ? – jgr Dec 12 '10 at 21:53
  • Yes, and of course I rebooted. – Axel Gneiting Dec 12 '10 at 22:02
  • I think what you want is -p1 or -p2, not #1: FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE-p2 – Prof. Moriarty Dec 12 '10 at 22:20
  • Kernel and RELEASE are not synchronized. I'm on p2: "No updates needed to update system to 8.1-RELEASE-p2" – Axel Gneiting Dec 12 '10 at 22:23
  • You need user and group space accounting? ZFSv14 was included with 8.1-RELEASE. – Chris S Dec 12 '10 at 22:27

Your upgrade worked just fine. The #0 will not change after an update but the -pX will change.

If you want to upgrade your ZFS version don't forget to run zpool upgrade after freebsd-update.

Please note that currently v14 is included in the 8.1-RELEASE version.

Good luck.

EDIT: Sorry, I didn't read your last comment. Please check out this link and switch to CURRENT branch: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/current-stable.html

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The problem was, that the install image of my root server provider was patched with a ZFS v15 patch, but the rescue system is not.

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