Re: Opinion re 2.0.30->2.0.32 in stable production servers?

Stefan Monnier (monnier+lists/linux/kernel/news/@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU)
18 Nov 1997 16:17:32 -0500

Lars Marowsky-Bree <> writes:
> which will be valid until someone decides to teardrop his servers, and then
> he will have a hard time compiling a fixed kernel if they crash his machine
> every 5 seconds unless of course he cuts the netconnection which might not
> satisfy his customers ;-)

How about an intermediate alternative like
"compile the new kernel and install it for the next reboot" ?
This way you don't reboot unnecessarily and if someone crashes the machine, you
can take advantage of it to switch to the new version.