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Re: Read-only /usr

On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 02:15:41AM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 05:07:33AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > simplest way to deal with it is run lsof +L1 after an upgrade and
> > > kill/restart all offending processes.
> > 
> > Like your X server?  :)
> yup, i always restart X immediatly after its upgraded, if the upgrade
> broke it i want to know about it right away, not days or weeks later
> when it gets restarted for some other reason.
> besides that and security updates in X won't take affect until the old
> one is killed.

This can also free up a significant amount of memory by allowing each shared
library to be mapped only once, instead of twice (old and new versions).

 - mdz

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