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

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 12:44:42PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> 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
> linux-image-2.6-686.

that's great news. as you know we get one of these every day or
two. thanks joey.


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