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From: Joe Morris (NTM) (Joe_Morris_at_ntm.org)
Date: Sun Jan 26 2003 - 17:56:44 CST
On 01/27/2003 06:38 AM, GarUlbricht7netscape.net wrote:
>Does any one know if you have to "re-start" your macine after installing two new SuSE security patches: ppp and/or yast2-config-inet ?
No, not the whole machine. If you were using the service (I applied the
patches via dialin remotely so I was, the the actual service (in this
particular case pppd) does need to. In my situation, it got 'restarted'
because I only use pppd for incoming calls, thus when I logged out, it
stopped, and restarted on the next call. If you connect via dialup or
DSL maybe, you would need to restart your connection, which would stop
and start pppd. The yast update would only need restarting if you were
at that moment USING the app (i.e. it was running). A great help in
this regard is if you have fou4s, you can run "fou4s --checkdeleted",
which will list any running program using files that have changed (i.e.
>Reason for asking is I experienced my first "system ooops" on my SuSE 8.0 box (i586) on Saturday 1/25/03
Do you use DSL or dial up. Just a thought.
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