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Re: OpenBSD/Errata/BUGTraq et al.
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD/Errata/BUGTraq et al.
- From: Uwe Ohse <uwe_(_at_)_ohse_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 05:30:54 +0000
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 10:44:14AM -0700, Seth Arnold wrote:
> "Limited" -- I think the only thing you cannot change is 'init'.
It's even able to keep the state.
Although i'm not sure i'd welcome that functionality (which is compiled
in by default).
> One can
> upgrade the gnu libc on the fly, one can upgrade any daemons while they
> are running.. Any process that can be stopped and restarted can be
> upgraded without a reboot.
Not quite true.
Upgrades over the network tend to fail - even apt is not smart enough
to get that right (routing daemons, sshd, and so on).
> As for the kernel, with LKM, some pieces of the kernel can be upgraded
> on the fly as well.
unless, of course, you try to use some module for 2.4.0-test8-pre10
on a 2.2 kernel. Which is something likely to happen during an
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