Kernel Update [06/18/2010]


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We will be updating the Mars server kernel to the latest version on Friday June 18th between 9:00am CDT and 12:00pm CDT. We estimate this will result in about 10 minutes of down time while the server reboots. Even though we're running Ksplice to minimize reboots we like to do an update every time there is a major operating system update. In this case CentOS 5.5 was released so we'd like to run the latest 5.5 kernel to get any non security related improvements which Ksplice does not do as it's strictly for security updates.

Date: 06/18/2010

Start time (CDT): 9:00am

End time (CDT): 12:00pm

Duration: 3 hours

Estimated Down Time: 10 minutes

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