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what can I do with all these kernels


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#1 bardolph

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 07:12 AM

I see six different kernels in my grub menu.
Are there any productive ways to use them, are they for special/emergency cases there or should i just dump them?

Edited by bardolph, 02 March 2011 - 07:12 AM.


#2 tekio

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Posted 02 March 2011 - 05:12 PM

Just go into menu.lst and comment the ones you never use with "#". If you never use them in a while just remove the older kernels to free up disk space. When most versions of Linux auto update the kernel the old version is left behind in case of hardware/driver issues (mostly) with the newer updated kernel.




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