packages requiring me to reboot...

shmuel siegel fedora at
Fri Dec 18 08:07:06 UTC 2009

Otto Haliburton wrote:
>   Windows now
> restarts each time a patch occurs, at the current time I can't think of any
> patch in the last 3 months which hasn't required a reboot. Another reason is
> that some of the windows operating systems are coming to their end of life
> cycle, and windows is choosing to do a lot of patches in one update, but
> believe me, it is startling to come in the next morning to see your computer
> restarted with a message that a update was performed and you were restarted
> and that occurs with all of the windows operating systems that are currently
> supported. 
Please be consistent. Windows also doesn't *have* to auto restart. My 
systems are set to manual update of predownloaded files. Besides, since 
my systems are dual (or more) boot, they wouldn't auto reboot into the 
running version of windows. Would be very annoying.

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