Re: Synaptic shows kernel 2.6.14 as obsolete. Why?
Edward C. Jones wrote:
I have a PC with an AMD64 +3500 cpu chip. I use up-to-date debian
unstable, "i386" distribution. I have two "vmlinuz"s:
"/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-1-386" and "/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.14-2-386". The
installed packages are "linux-image-2.6.12-1-386", version 2.6.12-10 and
"linux-image-2.6.14-4-386" version 2.6.14-7. By default, the system
boots into 2.6.14.
Why does Synaptic show 2.6.14 as being "installed (local or obsolete)"?
Which kernel is the best one for me to use: "linux-image-2.6-386",
linux-image-2.6-686", "linux-image-2.6-k7", etc? (I want to keep the
in aptitude, any package that is not found on the debian servers (or
other servers in your /etc/apt/sources.list) is marked as "local or
I think synaptic is doing the same: This message probably means new
packages arrived on the servers and you kept using the current kernel,
so it responds to this by claiming it's outdated.