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Old 01-16-2005, 08:21 AM   #1
daniel_lidstrom
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Kernel upgrade question


Hello,

I'm trying to upgrade to a 2.6 kernel. I forgot to set ReiserFS to be compiled into the kernel; it was set as a module. As my root filesystem is ReiserFS I could not boot this kernel. Now, I've recompiled and as I want to keep my system clean, do I un-install the first kernel I created, or can I just install the new one over the old one (dpkg -i kernel-image-2.6.8_1.0_i386.deb do)?
 
Old 01-17-2005, 08:03 AM   #2
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might as well remove it, providing you know your new one works
 
Old 01-17-2005, 08:51 AM   #3
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I would suggest purging the old kernel, then installing the new one:
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dpkg --purge kernel-image-<old name>
dpkg -i kernel-image-<new name>
I don't know if it is completely necessary, but it may help you avoid any conflicts between the old and new kernel.
 
  


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