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Old 11-15-2004, 11:15 PM   #1
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Kernel Choice?

Ok, at the grub boot menu I have the 2.4 kernel (default install), 2.6 kernel (added through synaptic), and the 2.6 kernel K7 version (I thought that's what I wanted but it seems not). However, I only need the 2.6 (the correct one) to appear on the boot screen and to be on my computer. Is there a way to flush out the other kernels as they aren't going to be used anymore or what? Yes I'm a newb lol
Old 11-16-2004, 01:55 AM   #2
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Just use synaptic to remove the 2.4 kernel.

Old 11-16-2004, 09:51 AM   #3
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You can also do:

dpkg -P kernel-image-<version>

to purge the modules for the unused kernel. In synaptic, there is an option to "completely" remove a package to accomplish the same thing. If there is still a boot entry for it after removing the package, you can manually delete it by editing /boot/grub/menu.lst


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