Re: strange packages
Am Friday 12 February 2010 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 purposes?
linux-image-amd64 will install 2.8.x and 3.0.x also,
linux-image-2.6-amd64 will only install 2.6.x kernels.