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Old 03-04-2005, 12:18 AM   #1
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Grub displaying 2 fc kernals


Hey all,

I updated my fc2 distro with fc3 discs about a week ago. Everything went fine. I then upgraded fc3 with yum update. Grub now displays two separate linux kernals on boot. Do i really have both and if I do can I get rid of one? How can I get grub cleaned up? Thanks for any help.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 01:40 AM   #2
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you can edit /boot/grub/menu.lst to "clean grub up"
the up grade probably left the old kernel in case you had a custom kernal or if something went wrong with the new one

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Old 03-04-2005, 08:22 AM   #3
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You can also remove the old kernel, this will also remove its entry in /boot/grub.conf.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 05:16 PM   #4
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removing the kernal would probably be my choice. Is there a best way to do that? Or perhaps I should say easy way?
 
Old 03-05-2005, 02:50 AM   #5
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You can use a package manager such as apt/synaptic. I prefer doing
$rpm -qa | grep -i kernel
a list of installed kernels will be listed, then to remove the old ones, I would do
#rpm -e kernel-version
 
Old 03-06-2005, 02:43 AM   #6
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Smile

Thanks, that worked great! Everything went without a hitch.
 
  


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