[CentOS-devel] ksplice and CentOS

Thu Jul 21 20:56:48 UTC 2011
Jerry Amundson <jamundso at gmail.com>

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> hi guys,
> lots of people on this list are keen on contributing to the CentOS
> effort - and one place where we could, as a group of people, make a
> massive difference is being able to deliver a ksplice upgrade model. A
> couple of people have started in silo's to try and get something
> together but I feel it might be a good time to try and see if we can do
> somethng as a group.
> Do we have people on the list who find the idea of rebootless kernel
> upgrades interesting ? Is there some desire to try and make that happen
> within the CentOS Ecosystem ?

So you mean, developing from the ground up, something "ksplice-like"?
The "ksplice" I see out there is closed source, and was purchased by
Oracle today, for what it's worth... :-(