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Old 10-14-2016
Update kernel Linux without reboot?!

Is it a way ? When Linux kernel updated that don't want reboot it means without reboot the new kernel performances

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Old 10-14-2016
No. The kernel is loaded first thing during boot and is the core of the entire system, as discussed in e.g. this thread. How could you imagine it being replaced with the system running?
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Old 10-14-2016
There are actually several technical solutions allowing to hot patch a Linux kernel. The most advanced is ksplice which is a feature of Oracle Linux. Alternatives are kGraft (Suse) and kpatch (Red Hat)

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Old 10-15-2016
Is there a way in centos?
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Old 10-15-2016
AFAIK, even while part or all of the underlying various implementations are open source, kernel hot patching is always a paid service.
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Old 10-15-2016
It is possible to introduce in the field of educational resources
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Old 10-15-2016
Your last post looks incomplete.
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