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Old 07-03-2009, 08:16 PM   #1
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kernel upgrade and grub entries

Part of a recent Hardy upgrade included an updated kernel version to 2.6.24-24. I decided on the option to retain current grub entries. Now synaptec shows 2.6.24-24 as installed and „uname -r „ returns 2.6.24-23. If I change grub entries will I then be using latest kernel? Obliged for any help here.
Old 07-03-2009, 08:32 PM   #2
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Not sure what the command is but there is one to rerun the grub update to the menu list. Shouldn't be to hard to find on google.
Old 07-03-2009, 08:32 PM   #3
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before you do your next kernel upgrade keep a backup of copy of your menu somewhere. And allow scripts to update the menu.

For now, copy an entry...look at /boot for the names of your new kernel and initrd and make the changes to that new entry.

If you use default as a setting...change that to the new can always reboot into older kernel and fix.


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