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Machine boots GENERIC kernel after freebsd-update install

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http://serverfault.com – The last two times I ran freebsd-update install the machine (re)booted from the GENERIC kernel instead of my custom kernel. As suggested by Freebsd Update (section 25.2.2) I have a GENERIC kernel in /boot/GENERIC: Note: It is a good idea to always keep a copy of the GENERIC kernel in /boot/GENERIC. It will be helpful in diagnosing a variety of problems, and in performing version upgrades using freebsd-update as described in Section 25.2.3. Now this breaks my remote access to the machine because networking will not properly do its job with GENERIC (the main reason being the missing dummynet (HowTos)