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Kernel installation requires restart?

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by pamamolf, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. pamamolf

    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    After installing a new kernel do i have to restart the server?

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    Installing : kernel-2.6.32-504.3.3.el6.x86_64
    Also do i have to add again all kernel optimizations on sysctl.conf?


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  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    yup restart is needed and no need for redoing sysctl.conf
     
  3. pamamolf

    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    If i install a new kernel using yum update and i don't reboot and then after a few days i install again using yum update a newer kernel and then i reboot it will auto load the latest one?

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