john at vector.os2.dhs.org
Fri May 16 01:42:43 UTC 2008
On 2008-05-14, Gene Poole <gene.poole at macys.com> wrote:
> What is the 'rule of thumb' for re-booting after the completion of the
> 'yum -y update' command? How do you know if you should re-boot - if
> there is a kernel update? Should you reboot based upon what key
> components have been updated? How do you know what's been updated if
> you schedule it to run at 2 AM? Do you ever have to re-boot?
You really only need to reboot if the kernel has been updated, and yum
will inform of of that when it finishes the update.
John (john at os2.dhs.org)
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