RapidReboot and kexec

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Tue Sep 12 21:48:31 BST 2006

Op di, 12-09-2006 te 11:48 -0400, schreef jeff.schroeder2 at us.army.mil:
> Rebooting the computer is an annoyance and necessity
> of windows upgrades. Short of things like the kernel
> and a few others possibly like the c library, Linux
> does not have this shortcoming. 

It's mostly the same for Windows, and I'm pretty sure MS asks the user
to reboot just to be sure, and because it's way to complicated to e.g.
detect all applications (including third-party ones) that depend on a
replaced MSIE DLL and request the user to restart all of them.

Jan Claeys

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