Hoary-to-Breezy report

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 07:42:46 CDT 2005

On 11/09/05, Eamonn Sullivan <eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/09/05, Martin Meredith <mez at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > For usplash, try a
> >
> > sudo dpkg-reconfigure kernel-`uname -r`
> >
> > Which should hopeuflly get usplash working
> Oh, dear. It looks like I have a more serious problem:
> esullivan at gandalf:~ $ uname -r
> 2.6.12-8-686
> esullivan at gandalf:~ $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kernel-`uname -r`
> Password:
> Package `kernel-2.6.12-8-686' is not installed and no info is available.
> Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
> and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
> /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: kernel-2.6.12-8-686 is not installed

Apologies. Replied to quickly: dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-`uname -r`
worked and now I have splash. I admit I have to relearn the
differences between kernel- and linux- *every single time.* So am I
using the correct (Ubuntu) kernel?


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