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SubjectRe: Switching Kernels without Rebooting?
On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, Kip Macy wrote:

> In the future when Linux is more heavily used at the enterprise level
> there will likely be upgrade/revert modules to allow such a transition
> to take place.

Only if somebody takes the trouble to write them, which
isn't something I see happening in the near future.

Not only would this feature be a LOT of work, it would
(probably) also be very invasive all over the kernel.
OTOH, if the kernel was compiled with -g maybe it'd have
enough info to locate its data structures ?


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However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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