[ubuntu-studio-devel] Boot partition and old kernel images - are we alone with this problem?

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Dec 10 14:55:47 UTC 2015

On Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:50:04 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Thu, 10 Dec 2015 06:27:43 -0800 (PST), Len Ovens wrote:
>>But for some reason ubuntu server does not have this problem.  
>It's not a problem, but removing outdated kernels has to be done
>manually on my install from the server image. I suspect that if dkms is
>involved, then there also is the need to run dkms and to rm -r what is
>kept in /lib/modules, at least if you not only want to tidy up /boot.
>[root at moonstudio weremouse]# lsb_release -dc
>Description:	Ubuntu 15.10
>Codename:	wily
>[root at moonstudio weremouse]# grep "purge
>linux" /root/.bash_history|tail -n3 apt-get purge
>linux-{headers,image}-4.2.0-14-lowlatency linux-headers-4.2.0-14
>apt-get purge linux-{headers,image}-4.2.0-15-lowlatency
>linux-headers-4.2.0-15 apt-get purge
>linux-{headers,image}-4.2.0-18-lowlatency linux-headers-4.2.0-18
>I keep my Rt kernel(s) and the latest lowlatency.
>[root at moonstudio weremouse]# ls -hAl /lib/modules
>total 8.0K
>drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4.0K Aug 23 09:25 3.10.61-rt65-1-moonstudio
>drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4.0K Dec  1 14:45 4.2.0-19-lowlatency


Perhaps my install is missing a script, since at least one kernel
package dependency is missing.

[weremouse at moonstudio ~]$ dpkg -l grub-pc|tail -n1
ii  grub-pc        2015:09-06-moonstudio all          Dummy package

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