Is a restart REALLY required after an upgrade?
Gary W. Swearingen
garys at opusnet.com
Tue Apr 11 17:52:32 UTC 2006
"Craig Hagerman" <craighagerman at gmail.com> writes:
> someone tell me - do I REALLY have to restart the machine after an
> upgrade? and if so why?
I'll guess that you need to reboot to restart the many running
low-level daemons that might have been upgraded. (Unless you want to
restart them each by hand.) Same story for kernel modules, and the
kernel itself, if upgraded.
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