Re: [Freebsd-security] Re: FreeBSD SecurityAdvisoryFreeBSD-SA-04:04.tcp

From: Guy Dawson (guy_at_crossflight.co.uk)
Date: 03/03/04

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    Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2004 10:14:49 +0000
    To: hugle@vkt.lt
    
    

    hugle@vkt.lt wrote:

    > Hello all.
    > I have a litttle question here, regarting all those patches and kernel
    > upgrades..
    >
    > For exampleif I have a router here doing NAT, i cant reboot it frequently,
    > and I don't wont to reboot it at all.
    >
    > But as it is said, that you need to patch or cvsup the kernel source,
    > rebuild kernel, and reboot.
    > Is there any way to do such thing without rebooting?

    No. Only a reboot can cause the system to run the new kernel.

    If you had an updated HTTPD daemon you could stop and restart the HTTPD
    daemon processes to load the new daemon. It's much the same with the
    kernel - you need to stop and restart it. That's done with a reboot.

    Guy
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