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KSplice: Automatic Rebootless Kernel Updates
modified: 2015-03-22 04:22:15

I was directed to a very interesting document which describes in fairly low detail how ksplice is able to update a live running linux kernel with security patches automatically with no programmer intervention if the patches do not contain data structure changes.

[http://www.ksplice.com/doc/ksplice.pdf]