Virtuozzo ReadyKernel is a kpatch-based service shipped with Virtuozzo 7 and Virtuozzo Linux and available out-of-the-box on hardware nodes with active licenses.
To start using ReadyKernel on Virtuozzo 7 or Virtuozzo Linux 7, perform the following steps:
- Run the initialization wizard:
# readykernel init
- If required, enable automatic daily downloading and installation of the latest ReadyKernel patches by
pressing 'y' when prompted. If enabled, the service will check for updates daily at 12:00 PM server time
by means of the cron.d script.
> Do you want to enable automatic updating? (Y/n) y
Once ReadyKernel is initialized, it will automatically download, install, load and display information on the latest available kernel patch.