Re: Aptitude tries to replace backport kernel with older version
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 16:11:20 +1100, Robert S (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I have replaced the stock etch kernel with 2.6.26-bpo.1-686 by adding
> backports to my sources.list and the following to /etc/apt/preferences:
> Package: linux-image-2.6-486
> Pin relase a=etch-backports <=====================
> Pin-Priority: 999
> If I run aptitude and press "G" I get prompted to downgrade my kernel to
> version linux-image-2.6.18-4-686. Obviously I don't want this to happen.
> I wish to resolve this before upgrading to Lenny. What is the correct way
> of doing this?
The line highlighted above should be:
Pin: release a=etch-backports
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