excessive /boot entries SOLVED - and thank you
lisi.reisz at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 11:17:14 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 01 April 2009 10:59:52 Alvin wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 April 2009 11:53:54 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 April 2009 09:38:49 Alvin wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 01 April 2009 10:23:59 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > > > On investigation I found that there are about 60 kernels in /boot(1),
> > > > from which I imagine that menu.lst has retrieved its very long list.
> > > > Can I safely remove most of the entries in /boot (rm foo), and then
> > > > edit menu.lst, and if so, which do I need to keep. Not only are
> > > > there more kernels than seem necessary (or desirable!), but each
> > > > seems to have too many options.
Thank you very much. :-) It is now fine. The grub menu-lst is now a
I used aptitude purge and the dpkg --get-selections > installed-software
option with copying and pasting. I then edited the remaining menu.lst to get
the default altered to the version of the kernel That I wanted. I also
changed "how-many=all" to "howmany=2".
All I have to do now is persuade the sound, which was working perfectly before
the last update, to work again. :-(
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