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kpatch: hot patch module management

NAME

kpatch - hot patch module management

SYNOPSIS

kpatch <command> [<args>]

DESCRIPTION

kpatch is a user script that manages installing, loading, and displaying information about kernel patch modules installed on the system.

COMMANDS

install [-k|--kernel-version=<kernel version>] <module>
 install patch module to the initrd to be loaded at boot

uninstall [-k|--kernel-version=<kernel version>] <module>
 uninstall patch module from the initrd

load --all
 load all installed patch modules into the running kernel

load <module>
 load patch module into the running kernel

unload --all
 unload all patch modules from the running kernel

unload <module>
 unload patch module from the running kernel

info <module>
 show information about a patch module

list
 list installed patch modules

version
 display the kpatch version

BUGS

No known bugs.

AUTHOR

Udo Seidel (udoseidel [at] gmx.de)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2014: Seth Jennings <sjenning [at] redhat.com> and Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe [at] redhat.com>

SEE ALSO

kpatch-build(1)