Re: afraid to upgrade libc6 and libc6-dev
On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 07:26:38PM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> Joris Huizer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > >
> > > Do you need to reboot after this upgrade? I'm asking because I did the
> > > upgrade on a remote machine with some hardware troubles and I am afraid
> > > to reboot it.
> > >
> > Hmm... if you got a new kernel image you need to restart the machine to
> > use it (untill then it's running with the older version of the kernel)
> > Apart from that there shouldn't be any need to reboot, as I wrote before
> > HTH,
> > Joris
> I knew about the services and kernel part, but wasn't sure about libc,
> as it's a pretty important part of a system. BTW, if you upgrade the
> same kernel you are strongly encouraged to reboot ASAP, because of
> module dependencies.
And if you use lilo to set up bootablility, you'd better run it *before*
you reboot; otherwise it will not be able to find the new kernel. And
the old one will have been replaced, if it's really just a bugfix of the
same kernel version.
Anybody know about grub in this context?
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