Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Jul 2009 16:09 UTC
Linux One of the problem with operating system updates is that you often need to reboot the system. While this is nothing but a minor nuisance for us desktop users, it's a bigger problem when it comes to servers. Ksplice is a technology that allows Linux kernel patches to be applied without actually restarting the kernel.
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RE: What's wrong with a reboot?
by fernandotcl on Wed 15th Jul 2009 21:39 UTC in reply to "What's wrong with a reboot?"
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That is correct. What kind of service is so important that it needs to be always up, yet not important enough to justify a failover scheme?

Projects like this are nice, of course. But they aren't practical at all.

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