KSplice in Fedora?
Jochen at herr-schmitt.de
Wed Jul 1 17:48:34 UTC 2009
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Am 01.07.2009 18:44, schrieb Bill McGonigle:
> Because Fedora has several kernel update in the
>> lifetime, you have to create a ksplice kernelpatch for each
>> kernel release which is available on Fedora.
> Since you quoted my post with criteria to avoid this, I have to
> assume I'm missing your point here. Could you clarify?
Ok, lets assume, that we have a security kernel patch for Fedora-10.
On Fedora we have kernels from the 2.6.27 and from the 2.6.28 series.
This means, that you have to create seperates kernel patch modules for
each kernel release which was submitted for Fedora-10.
The reseason to do it, is that ksplice is not able to handled patches,
which may change global data structures.
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