message on kernel upgrade

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Oct 14 19:21:08 CDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 02:06:36AM +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:

> i noticed that there is no message that points out the fact that a
> reboot is needed after kernel / modules upgrade like in debian.
> has ubuntu worked around that necessity ?

Of course you need to reboot in order to use the new kernel, but it is not
necessary to do so immediately.  The system will continue to function

> else the user should get notified, there were some requests in -users
> that could get solved by a reboot which the user had missed...

Such as what?

 - mdz

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