[CentOS] Kernel live patching on CentOS Stream 9

Fri Jan 7 18:07:37 UTC 2022
Brian Stinson <bstinson at redhat.com>

On Fri, Jan 7, 2022 at 11:39 AM Gionatan Danti <g.danti at assyoma.it> wrote:
> Dear all,
> is kernel live patching working for CentOS Stream 9?
> I know that I can enable it via cockpit or the command line, but are
> kernel patch files really available or do they require an active RHEL
> subscription?
> Thanks.
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There are 2 things to note here about kernel live patching:
- We do not provide patch files in CentOS Stream (or previously in
CentOS Linux, for that matter). We've always recommended RHEL as a
better fit for folks that have hard requirements on this sort of
- RHEL 9 is not yet released, my understanding is that patch files for
RHEL proper will begin showing up after GA