excessive /boot entries SOLVED - and thank you

Antonio Augusto (Mancha) mkhaos7 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 11:01:59 UTC 2009


On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 20:26, Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> Lisi Reisz wrote:
(snip)
>
> What _I_ do though (difficult with 50+ kernels, but works when you use it
> regularly) is:
>
> # sudo aptitude purge ~i2.6.24-23
>
> This says "purge any (installed) package containing the string 2.6.24-23".
> It's convenient that that format has always matched only kernels and
> supporting packages so far - of course there's no reason that somebody else
> couldn't create a package with the string in the name, but in my case that
> tells me:
>
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>  linux-headers-2.6.24-23{p} linux-headers-2.6.24-23-generic{p}
> linux-image-2.6.24-23-generic{p}
> linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24-23-generic{p}
>  linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-23-generic{p}
>
(snip)

And that's a WAY better solution than my one liner I posted yesterday :)

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