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Re: Fedora 10 - Boot Analysis



>> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 16:41 -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> > so a good reason to power off is simply to save power
>>
>> Or to reboot for one of our frequent updates that require it.  kernel,
>> dbus, etc...
>
> Why does anything other than a kernel update require a reboot?
>
> Is it possible to use kexec to boot a new kernel from the old one?  That
> would cut down on the reboot time (on some of my systems, especially
> servers with SCSI and/or RAID, the POST takes much longer than the
> kernel/daemon boot).

Oh yes please! Some of my large servers seems to take weeks to boot :-)

Peter


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