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Old 01-22-2013, 04:16 AM   #1
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Removing linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-686 - dangerous?

Somehow I ended up with linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686
As I have no use for a Linux-VServer, I decided to remove the linux-image-2.6.32-5-server-686. During the removal I was sternly warned that I would be left with no kernel. I think that I would be left with two kernels (please see above), but being a perennial noob, I'd better ask--can I remove the linux-image-2.6.32-5-server-686 without any worries?
Would I then indeed be left with two kernels, one of which I could remove also?
Thank you, Hearthstone.
Old 01-22-2013, 04:47 AM   #2
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Is this a virtual server?
Can you reboot into linux-image-2.6.32-5-686?

I would definitely check that you have a working kernel to use, BEFORE removing the others.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:05 PM   #3
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That is what I have done. I rebooted with one of the other kernels, deleted the server one, and this time no warning appeared.
All seems to be well!
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