Friday, July 10, 2009

HOWTO : Rebootless with Ksplice Uptrack on Ubuntu 9.04 Server

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

Step 1 :

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

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 jaunty ksplice
deb-src jaunty ksplice

Add the key to repository.

sudo wget -N
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. See you!