KernelCare installation, management and uninstallation

KernelCare installation instructions are straightforward and are summarized on the following page:


To uninstall KernelCare just execute:

KernelCare is set to check for updates, and update the kernel every 4 hours. If you want to run update manually, execute as root:

Q: How Can I disable automatic updates?
Edit file /etc/sysconfig/kcare/kcare.conf

Q: How can I see the ‘updated’ version of the kernel?

We provide convenience script /usr/bin/kcare-uname that has same syntax as uname

Q: How can I see which patches were applied to my kernel?
Execute as root:


Q: Is KernelCare software released under open source?
The kernel module is released under GPL2, and you can download it here:
Other components are distributed in binary only format under KernelCare License

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