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kGraft — live kernel patching from SUSE

By: Bryan Lunduke

February 4, 2014 8:45 am

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SUSE has announced the existence of kGraft, a mechanism for applying kernel patches without the need to reboot the system. It is similar to ksplice in functionality, but the implementation appears to be rather different and the developers plan to try to get it merged into the mainline kernel.

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