|Sent on:||Thursday, October 27, 2011 11:23 AM|
There's no point. It just wouldn't be unbootable, that's all. :p
On 27/10/[masked]:01, Adrian Quek wrote:
> "Of course, a kernel update would
> require a reboot, and that's particularly dangerous because if it was not tested
> properly, it could render your server unbootable."
> I don't see how that could happen given that you can always boot into the older
Debian and Ubuntu both boot into the newest kernel by default. What's the point
of installing a security update to the kernel if you're just going to boot into
the older kernel with the hole still in place?
That said, there's KSplice Uptrack which allows for kernel updates without
the downtime related to rebooting.
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