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SubjectRe: Core dumps & restarting
alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)  wrote on 29.10.96 in <m0vIMQr-0005KgC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>:

> People take that further at the high end continous running systems as you
> install a kernel upgrade, save the entire system state to swap, switch
> to the new kernel and recover it - with no down time and not even dropping
> network connections.

Of course, this seriously limits the kind of kernel upgrades you can do
(to those that can still understand the old system state).

MfG Kai

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