Re: Replacing running kernel
On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 05:30:51PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 01:58:51AM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > 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.
> whoops, my bad.
> > 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.
> I've seen the same dialog he's mentioned before and have sometimes
> seen it appear and sometimes not. Unfortunately, I can't remember the
> exact circumstance for what, in retrospect, appears to be an
I did an upgrade just hours ago (sid). That dialog is shown when the
kernel package is upgraded. That means the kernel version is still the
same (2.6.18-3-vserver-686 in my case), only the package version is changed.
I hope I got it right ;)
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.