Hypervisors and you!

Jeff Jibson jeff.jibson at parentlink.net
Tue Mar 19 07:00:48 MDT 2013


On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 4:19 AM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:

> 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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They are in sys-kernel, i.e. sys-kernel/gentoo-sources.  To get a full list
of kernels, you could run: eix -Cc sys-kernel


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