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Re: Replacing running kernel

On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 03:22:15PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 12:42:23AM +0200, Sami Liedes wrote:
> > 
> > Where I can configure aptitude or something to not direct it to just
> > continue?
> there is probably some dpkg-reconfigure command to nmake it ask you
> again, but in the meantime -- go into aptitude interactive mode, find
> your current kernel and markit with "m" to change it to a manual
> instead of automatic install. that way it will keep you current kernel
> even as it install a new one. 
> this is being discussed all over this list right now, so read the very
> recent archives.
> A

Andrew: I think he means upgrading the same version.

Sami: This you can prevent only *before* you start upgrading. aptitude 
will show you a summary of what packages will get upgraded. If you see 
your running kernel there than just stop and put it on hold before you
continue with the upgrade.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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