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Old 09-19-2009, 11:59 PM   #1
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Kernel Upgrade


I am Using Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS , recently i have upgraded my kernel from kernel 2.6.24-16-generic to kernel 2.6.24-24-generic .

now my grub showing both of these version, so shall i delete my old one(kernel 2.6.24-16-generic) from my grub menu.lst,if i delete this is there any problem in my OS...please advice me.....

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Old 09-20-2009, 01:47 AM   #2
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Once you're sure that the new version works on your computer, it is safe to remove the old version of the kernel using Synaptic Package Manager (System>Administration>Synaptic). This will actually delete the old kernel, in addition to removing it from Grub's list.

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