Chapter 1 About Oracle Ksplice

This chapter provides a high-level overview of Oracle Ksplice, including tasks that you might need to perform in preparation for using Ksplice in Oracle Linux.


Some of the instructions and examples in this document apply to multiple Oracle Linux releases. The examples use the yum command for compatibility with several supported versions of Oracle Linux. If you are running Oracle Linux 8, you may opt to use the dnf command, as appropriate.