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Old 09-04-2006, 08:51 AM   #1
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Old entries in /grub/menu.lst after upgrade


Kubuntu Dapper 6.06

My GRUB boot menu now contains three kernel versions: 2.6.15-23-386, 2.6.15-25-386, and 2.6.15-26-386, with, of course, a normal and a recovery mode for each.

Should I somehow uninstall the two earlier ones, and if so, how, or is it OK to just comment them out as I have done? I'm not expert enough to ever be likely to want to boot into an earlier version.

Thanks!
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Old 09-04-2006, 09:10 AM   #2
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Just commenting them out is fine. You could delete the kernels from the /boot directory, but they really don't take up much room. I usually keep a few older kernels in my menu.lst that I "know" were working properly.
 
Old 09-05-2006, 10:01 AM   #3
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Arow....thanks! That's the easy solution I hoped to hear.

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Old 09-05-2006, 03:37 PM   #4
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Just remember when you update your kernel they will reappear, if you want them gone for good then you would run
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sudo apt-get remove linux-image-2.6.15-2X-386
to remove which ever one you want to remove. It's a good idea to have at least 2 with one that you know works so if the newer one breaks, you have a fall back option.
 
Old 09-06-2006, 01:43 PM   #5
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binary...thanks! That's good to know...that they reappear. Next time I update, I'll get rid of soem down to the newest and one previous. The current one (2.6.15-26-386) seems to be working.

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