Re: kernel patch loading but not updating KernelID

From: Ryan A. Krenzischek (
Date: 05/26/04

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    Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 11:51:41 -0500 (CDT)
    To: "Larry W. Cashdollar" <>

    Okay, first off, to check that the patch was installed:

    1. showrev

    Look for the line:
    Kernel version: SunOS 5.6 Generic 105181-38 Feb 2004

    Your output will vary depending on your version of Solaris that is

    You will need to reboot in order for the kernel patch to take effect.
    uname shows which kernel is currently loaded in memory.


    On Wed, 26 May 2004, Larry W. Cashdollar wrote:

    > Do you have mirrored disks with disksuite? If so you might want to check
    > metastat to see if any mirrors need maintenance.
    > On Wed, 26 May 2004, Dmitry Alyabyev wrote:
    > > On Tuesday 25 May 2004 11:46, khoh jim wrote:
    > > > Hi ,
    > > >
    > > > I have loaded the Solaris 8 Kernel patch, 108528-29 on . When running the
    > > > `uname -v` command, server still shows the kernel ID at -27. However, when
    > > > looking at /var/sadm/patch, it shows that the patch loaded successfully. I
    > > > re-loaded the patch using a "patchadd -u" to force the patch, and, again
    > > > the patch appeared to be successful. The server was rebooted several times.
    > > >
    > > > Any ideas what the problem could be, or what I can do to resolve this
    > > > issue?
    > >
    > > did you apply this patch in single user mode ?
    > >
    > >
    > --
    > Larry W. Cashdollar
    > Sr UNIX Systems Administrator

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