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Re: Installing newer kernels

On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 08:29:40AM +0000, Curt wrote:
> On 2016-03-24, David Christensen <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com> wrote:
> > On 03/23/2016 07:46 PM, John Hasler wrote:
> >> David Christensen writes:
> >>> If I am running version N, have changed the configuration file to M',
> >>> and then upgrade to version N+1, you're saying dist-upgrade throws
> >>> away +X and -Y.  I may want or need those.
> >>
> >> The package management system will notice that you have changed the
> >> file.  You will be asked if you want to keep the old version, install
> >> the new one, look at a diff, or shell out and do something else.
> >
> > Okay -- not as grim as I thought.
> Yeah, it's like there are people behind the scenes thinking these things
> out ahead of time or something! 

Yeah, it's a scary thought! Takes a bit of time to get used to if you migrate 
here from *another* OS. :)

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They have the power to make the innocent guilty 
and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power.
 -- Malcolm X

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