[CentOS] updating without rebooting

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Mar 25 17:18:20 UTC 2011

On 03/25/11 3:15 AM, Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm curious. If I do yum update (which include kernel update) but don't reboot.
> Is it OK? I mean apart of the kernel, other things like services, we
> don't have to reboot if we don't have the chance to do it (postponing
> to some other date), right?

the longer you put off that reboot, the harder it will be to fix if 
something does go wrong, unless you are meticulous about keeping notes 
on each and every change.

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