[Bug 70150] Can't use installed k7 kernel

digimars kenneth.l.armstrong at us.army.mil
Fri Nov 3 22:03:37 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: linux-image-k7

I have tried to install the linux-image-k7 via synaptic, which it says
that it installed.  But when I reboot my machine, Grub doesn't show the
new kernel, only the default i386 kernel.

So after I booted into Edgy, I checked to make sure that the k7 kernel
was installed:

me at laptop:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install linux-k7
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
linux-k7 is already the newest version.

So then I made sure that Grub was correct, which it didn't show a K7

Testing for an existing GRUB menu.list file ... found: /boot/grub/menu.lst
Searching for splash image ... none found, skipping ...
Found kernel: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-10-generic
Found kernel: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Updating /boot/grub/menu.lst ... done

The K7 kernel isn't there.

me at laptop:/boot$ ls
abi-2.6.17-10-generic     initrd.img-2.6.17-10-generic  vmlinuz-2.6.17-10-generic
config-2.6.17-10-generic  memtest86+.bin
grub                      System.map-2.6.17-10-generic

Synaptic says that it is installed, but it is not there and Grub doesn't show it.

** Affects: linux-meta (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Unconfirmed

Can't use installed k7 kernel

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