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How do I determine which version of FreeBSD is running ?
Posted: 20 Oct 04
Very simple, just issue the following command:
This will give you something like this:
FreeBSD box.myhost.com 5.2.1-RELEASE-p8 FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p8 #0: Wed Jun 2 12:56:41CEST 2004 firstname.lastname@example.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MY_KERNEL_1 i386
From the above you can see that you are running FreeBSD version 5.2.1-RELEASE with security patch p8.
You can also determine that your system is booted up on MY_KERNEL_1 which is the kernel configuration you are using. If you haven't built a custom kernel, it'll say GENERIC.
Last but not least, you will see that your system is running on the i386 architecture.
There are three main branches of FreeBSD, they are :
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