Hypervisors and you!

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Tue Mar 19 04:19:40 MDT 2013


Merely emerging the kernel sources doesn't compile, install, nor
reboot into a new kernel.
Masking them should never be necessary.
The most it will ever do is move the /usr/src/linux symlink to the new
source tree for you, but only if you tell it to via the 'symlink' USE
flag.

AFAIK, there are no packages which when emerged will restart
automatically or do anything to existing processes. It's up to you to
restart system services to load newer versions of the processes. (IOW
no side effects.)


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