Re: strange packages
Am 12.02.2010 um 22:04:57 schrieb Hans-J. Ullrich:
> Hi all,
> I wondered what is the difference between the two packages
> "linux-image-amd64" and "linux-image-2.6-amd64". Both seem to be meta-
> packages, and both want to install the same kernel.
> Is there a difference at all? If yes, which one is preferred for which
the first one is more generic. it could some day upgrade to a 2.8 kernel. the other one is more specific the actual package of the 2.6-kernel tree.
both apply only for the amd64 architecture.