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Re: installing new kernel





> On Sun, 11 Jun 2006, Loke Berne wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 13:13 -0400, Sam Rosenfeld wrote:
> > > I am using Debian Sarge with a 2.4.27 linux kernel.  To replace this
> > > kernel with a late 2.6 kernel, is it a simple apt-get install?  If so, is
> > > there any danger of wiping out parts of my home directory?

> > apt-get install kernel-image-2.6-<arch> would do the trick and should
> > pose no threat to your data


I tried to install a new kernel with: "apt-get install
kernel-image-2.6-i686" but it does not replace my old kernel (2.4.27),
even after a cold start. (I've not had any problem installing any (other)
application.)

I would appreciate any help.

sam



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