Friday, 17 February 2006 17:33, Brent Clark wrote: > linux-image-2.6.15-1-686 > > kernel-image-2.6.8-2-686 > > So I basically would like to know whats the difference (apart from > the version numbers obviously). The description using apt-cache isnt > very helpful. linux-image is the new, kernel-neutral naming convention, reflecting the effort to include Free BSD and Hurd as alternatives to the Linux kernel in Debian. kernel-image is the legacy naming convention (which is the reason only older kernels--because .8 is counterintuitively less than .15--are available under this naming convention). -- Alex Nordstrom http://lx.n3.net/ Please do not CC me in followups; I am subscribed to debian-user.
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