[CentOS-devel] ksplice and CentOS

Sun Jul 24 13:38:01 UTC 2011
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

On 7/21/2011 4:56 PM, Jerry Amundson wrote:
> 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... :-(
> jerry
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actually ksplice .9 was gpl2.  I snagged a copy if anyone wants it i'll 
stick it up on my website.