[arch-general] Upgrading from linux 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 without reboot

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Wed Apr 29 16:07:41 UTC 2015

On Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:50:02 +0800
Chi Hsuan Yen <yan12125 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Arch users,
> I just upgraded to linux 4.0.1-1 in [core] from linux 4.0.0-2 in [testing].
> In recent days, I've heard of lots of news that since kernel 4.0, no reboot
> is necessary for upgrading kernel. However, uname still gives me the old
> kernel version:
> $ uname -r
> 4.0.0-2-ARCH
> Is it necessary to run additional commands for completing kernel upgrading,
> or do I have to wait for some time? If I have to wait, how long should I
> wait for?
> Thanks for any related information or opinions!
> Best Regards,
> Yen Chi Hsuan

If you're interested in something, you should really read the news instead of
scanning the headlines. Live patching requires some work.


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