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Re: apt-get upgrade - kernel-image



On Sat, December 17, 2005 23:37, Josh King said:
> Ernst-Magne Vindal wrote:
>> Hi,
>> not sure this is a problem but I'll like to check anyway.
>>
>> When doing apt-get upgrade the only package listed for upgrade is the
>> kernel image. this is working fine and I'm not sure what the upgrade
>> will
>> do.
>>
>> The sources list say "stable". I got a few packages from unstable, but
>> apt
>> is configured to default "stable".
>>
>> Why will apt upgrade the kernel?
>>
>> The installed ver. is ii  kernel-image-2.6.8-2-386       2.6.8-16
>> and the same version no. is the one to upgrade.
>>
>> Can I instead "hold" the kernel-image?
>>
>
> It is a security update:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/debian-security-announce-2005/msg00323.html
>
> I would advise performing the installation.
>
>
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>

Thanks to all for info and links.
Did the upgrade and updated grub and /etc/modules, no problems.
This is my first install with grup, always used lilo. Can anyone tell me
how to turn off ACPI and set smaller fonts?
I have no X installed so smaller fonts on the console would be nice.

Thanks

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