HOWTO : Rebootless with Ksplice Uptrack on Ubuntu 9.04

By using Ksplice Uptrack, your Ubuntu Desktop or Server 9.04 will become rebootless even the kernel is updated.

Desktop configuration

Get and install Ksplice Uptrack at the following link. Follows the instruction on the screen.

http://www.ksplice.com/uptrack/download

Or, use the following method.

deb http://www.ksplice.com/apt jaunty ksplice
deb-src http://www.ksplice.com/apt jaunty ksplice

Add the key to repository.

sudo wget -N https://www.ksplice.com/apt/ksplice-archive.asc
sudo apt-key add ksplice-archive.asc

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install uptrack uptrack-manager

Server configuration

Step 1 :

Get the access key of Ksplice Uptrack at the following link.

http://www.ksplice.com/uptrack/key

The access key will email to you.

Step 2 :

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ksplice.list

Append the following lines to the file.

deb http://www.ksplice.com/apt jaunty ksplice
deb-src http://www.ksplice.com/apt jaunty ksplice

Add the key to repository.

sudo wget -N https://www.ksplice.com/apt/ksplice-archive.asc
sudo apt-key add ksplice-archive.asc

Step 3 :

Install Ksplice Uptrack.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install uptrack

When installing uptrack, you will be asked for the access key. Go to your email and copy the just received access key to the space provided on the screen.

Step 4 :

sudo nano /etc/uptrack/uptrack.conf

Change the following line and makes Ksplice Uptrack to be installed automatically.

autoinstall = yes

Step 5 :

sudo /etc/init.d/uptrack restart

That’s all.

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