Subject: Re: kvm & kernels
To: Brian C. Grayson <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/20/1997 12:41:16
> Perhaps keeping track of the inode number in addition to the
> pathname would be a good idea? One can't remove the kernel file
> while it is running, right?
Yes, you can. The running version of the kernel only lives in-memory.
There are no file dependancies as for executables. That's why you
can boot off of the net, and off of native OS's (like mac68k's
ability to boot off of a kernel in MacOS space).