kGraft/kPatch Support on 16.04 LTS

Andrew Martin amartin at
Tue Jan 26 21:53:38 UTC 2016

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Raja Genupula" <raja.genupula at>
> To: "Andrew Martin" <amartin at>, ubuntu-server at
> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:51:05 PM
> Subject: Re: kGraft/kPatch Support on 16.04 LTS
> Hi Andrew ,
> if we are using kernel 4.X , this feature will be default right ?
> Please correct me if I am wrong.
> Thank you. With best wishes
> ___________________


Even though the kernel would technically support it, I believe you'd also
need userland tools to help facilitate applying the updates, rolling back,
and other operations.


Thanks, I'll ask on the kernel-team list.


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