reload kernel without reboot?

Terje Elde terje at
Mon Jun 22 05:42:54 UTC 2015

On 22. juni 2015, at 07:23, takCoder <tak.official at> wrote:

> Actually I decided to use
> MODULES_OVERRIDE in make.conf and -DKERNFAST for fast kernel compile to
> save time during my task and let the reboot happen as not doing so seems to
> be that tricky.

Not sure if it's obvious, so just mentioning that KERNFAST could give you some issues, depending on what you change between builds. Just keep it in mind if you run into any kind of trouble, and try a fresh normal build. 

Also, if it's module development you're looking at, you could recompile and un/load just the module you're poking and prodding, sidestepping the kernel build entirely. 

(pre-coffee, please forgive if I'm just stating the obvious, or missed anything already covered in the thread)

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