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Re: Does "apt-get dist-upgrade" upgrade the kernel?

On Du, 08 mai 11, 17:13:38, Camaleón wrote:
> Sure. I mean I already had the "linux-image-2.6.32-5-686" package 
> installed but "apt-get dist-upgrade" did not offer the latest version 
> available ("linux-image-2.6.38-2-686") so I had to manually install it.

(so I did understand it right after all)

But an older kernel image can not depend on a newer one (how would it 
know its future version?), that's why the meta-packages exist ;)

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