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I installed Fedora Core 3 yesterday and after install I downloaded the update packages including the kernel updates. Now during boot, Grub has 3 options instead of 2.
Fedora Core (2.6.10-1.770 FC3)
Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667)
Do I need the middle one? If I delete it in the grub.conf file will I mess something up or will it just remove it from the bootloader window and leave me with the option to choose between the first and third ones? Does this mean that I actually have 2 full Fedora Core versions installed, and should I uninstall the oldest one? If so, how? If not, why?
The grub.conf file reads as follows:
title Fedora Core (2.6.10-1.770_FC3)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.10-1.770_FC3 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
title Windows XP
It seems that ure kernel has been updated with a new one which is good. U do not have to remove the older kernel just yet, what I suggest is to keep at least 2 versions of your kernel just in case the new one u upgraded to has some problems or compatablites with hardware etc.
What the last poster was saying to coment out was for u to edit the /etc/grub.conf file and place a # in front of the kernel u do not want anymore but if u still new to editing files and learn Linux rather do this at a later stage