Subject: Re: updating stable kernel
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/11/2001 12:33:26
On Sun, 11 Mar 2001, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 04:55:27PM +0100, Hanspeter Roth wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > ist it a good idea to update the kernel from
> > /pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-release-1-5/tar_files/src/
> > without updating any libraries or any other userland programs?
> > Or is there something else that has to be updated as well?
> I think you can run a -release-1-5 kernel with a 1.5 userland without
> troubles. I didn't try it, though :)

I updated a kernel a few weeks ago, and only brought userland up 1-5
today (after updating the kernel again). I'm running X, named,
ipfilter, nfsd, dhcpd, ntpd, all on the same box. No problems so far.