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Re: Which kernel?

John Chronakis wrote:
Why 2 different versions of kernels? Does the netinst image installs 2.4 kernel.

I am currently away form this linux and unfortunatly I forgot to uname it so I do not know what kernel version 'linux' loads.

I installed on the 18th also...

Note that all 4 of those entries point to the same kernel... The only differences are the boot options and the "route" they take to get there...

title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.8-9-amd64-k8
root            (hd0,0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.8-9-amd64-k8 root=/dev/hda1 ro console=tty0
initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.8-9-amd64-k8

title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel
root            (hd0,0)
kernel          /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda1 ro console=tty0
initrd          /boot/initrd.img

Note the symbolic links:

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 24 2004-10-18 16:21 vmlinuz -> vmlinuz-2.6.8-9-amd64-k8

lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 2004-10-18 16:21 initrd.img -> initrd.img-2.6.8-9-amd64-k8

mv@k8:~$ uname -a
Linux k8 2.6.8-9-amd64-k8 #1 Sun Oct 3 18:22:21 CEST 2004 x86_64 GNU/Linux

As for the error message you got when you tried "linux26", I believe 2.6 is the one and only choice on the CD...

Mike (Xyzzy)

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