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Old 08-27-2009, 01:01 AM   #1
vibinlakshman
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Cool Is there a way to remove kernels?


I'm having 3 kernels in my box , but using only the latest one .
My question is "How can I remove the other two ..? " coz I wont be using it anymore .
Help appreciated
 
Old 08-27-2009, 01:09 AM   #2
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I'm having 3 kernels in my box , but using only the latest one .
My question is "How can I remove the other two ..? " coz I wont be using it anymore .
Help appreciated
Just use your package manager to "purge" the linux-image packages that you no longer want. Purging them should remove them from the grub bootup menu as well.
Cheers,
jdk
 
Old 08-27-2009, 08:57 AM   #3
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The kernel image (typically /boot/vmlinuz-something) can be removed according to the same criteria as any other file: If it is not used, it can be deleted. With a kernel image, I think it's fairly easy to know whether it's being used----with other files, think twice.
 
  


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