reload kernel without reboot?

jd1008 jd1008 at
Sun Jun 14 19:55:56 UTC 2015

On 06/14/2015 02:54 AM, takCoder wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have a task on freebsd 9.2 in which I need to apply changes to kernel and
> recompile it serveral times. I use buildkernel with my custom kernel.
> my question is: Is there a way to reload freebsd kernel in which i don't
> need to restart to apply the changes?
> Thank you all,
> takcoder
Some kernels are compiled with the kexec facility where you
can have the current kernel be replaced with another.
I have never used myself, as I do not wish to possibly corrupt
my filesystems :)

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