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Re: upgrade of etch from beta2 net install to current level

stevendemetrius wrote:
> linux-image-2.6-686 is not the actual kernel image. It is a transitional 
> package which has a dependency on the latest 2.6.x kernel-image. So your 
> kernel will be upgraded everytime you do an upgrade.
> If you don't want to have your kernel upgraded automatically then install 
> the actual kernel-image such as linux-image-2.6.18-3-686 and remove 
> linux-image-2.6-686 / kernel-image-2.6-686. This is the same for smp 
> kernels.

Note that this is no longer a problem as of aptitude version 0.4.4-1: It
will leave old kernel versions installed by default even if it thinks
they were automatically installed as a dependency of a package such as

see shy jo

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