Upgraded packages that require a restart
jordon at envygeeks.com
Mon Oct 11 15:51:17 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-10-11 at 07:59 -0700, Pastor JW wrote:
> I think it is because of "its just like windows" syndrome we have with Ubuntu
> that causes this need to reboot after every little fix. Next we will have
> support recommending complete reinstalls to fix booting problems! Oh wait, we
> already have that too! Never mind, I guess it is ruined down to near the
> windoze level ... :(
> > <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bugs>
> The bug is the reboot requirement itself in Ubuntu updates, ...excluding the
> need for a kernel reboot of course. Even that ought not require a reboot
> although I'd understand the "suggestion" to do so in order to put a new
> underlying base of the OS on your system. But isn't even that stored in a
> "read only" type of condition? Kernels are not altered on the fly are they?
> It seems because the old one is still all there and can be booted into later
> if a problem arises that no mods are done to the kernel itself anyway! And it
> is expected to work with the current installed applications, right? So what
> is the rebooting requirement for? Other than a windozism, that is.
^ This entire email was full of fail. Nothing but fail.
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