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Old 03-14-2005, 03:31 PM   #1
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how do i remove old kernel version?

hi i just installed fedora 3 and have no experience whatsoever.
i just updated the kernel version to 2.xx.10 or something like that. and now whenever i boot with grub, i have two options of kernels. the new 2.xx.10 kernel or the old 2.xx.9 version. obviously i dont think i will need the old kernel. so my question is how do i uninstall that kernel? any one know? thanks in advance.
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you would dete the files from /boot and remove the reference in /etc/grub.conf, but i'd keep the old kernel until i'm sure the new one works
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thanks for the help
i think the new kernel is working right (how could i make sure ?)
if the new kernel is working right, i would like to remove the old one
can you be more detailed in giving step by step instructions to remove the old kernel?
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To see what kernel you are running, do uname -a

To see all installed kernels:
rpm -qa | grep kernel

To remove one, follow this example:
rpm -e kernel-2.6.9

That will take care of removing the files and editing grub.conf for you.


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