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KernelCare – Update Kernel with out rebooting

KernelCare allows you to update kernel with out rebooting. This work with many popular distributions. This is a product by CloudLinux, you can purchase license from

To install KernelCare, run

curl -s | bash

To activate you license key, run

/usr/bin/kcarectl --register KEY


[root@localhost ~]# /usr/bin/kcarectl --register XZwvanEJi8qOMgTQ
Server Registered
[root@localhost ~]# 

To view KernalCare status, run

/usr/bin/kcarectl --info


[root@localhost ~]# /usr/bin/kcarectl --info
kpatch-state: patch is applied
kpatch-for: Linux version 3.10.0-427.18.2.lve1.4.24.el7.x86_64 ( (gcc version 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Tue Oct 25 17:18:26 EDT 2016
kpatch-build-time: Wed Mar  8 19:57:49 2017
kpatch-description: 14;3.10.0-427.36.1.lve1.4.40.el7

[root@localhost ~]# 

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