Check out this slideshow about live patching of the Linux kernel using kGraft.  Vojtech Pavlik, the Director of SUSE labs, lays out some important info such as:

  • Why live patching is so much better than rebooting — especially for mission-critical servers
  • How kGraft works
  • Limitations of kGraft

He also includes excellent details about:

  • Exactly where to patch
  • Code flow redirection
  • New function
  • RCU-like replacement
  • Automatic generation

Check out the slideshow now!

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Category: SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
This entry was posted Friday, 28 March, 2014 at 10:55 am
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  • ssalgy says:

    Anything new on kGraft?

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