Jettisoning Vanilla Kernel?

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at
Sat Dec 22 05:19:04 UTC 2012

On Dec 22, 2012 12:11 AM, "Todd Howe" <tehowe at> wrote:
> I've noticed that there's been a couple recent updates to the
> low-latency kernel, and I was wondering (since why not avoid the step of
> bringing up the GRUB screen?) if it would be safe to uninstall the
> vanilla kernel and header and other associated packages.
> Presently my desktop and laptop are running and I'd
> like them to be on a strict lowlatency upgrade path, but don't want to
> pull something out in synaptic that's vital, so it would be nice if
> someone with expertise on this matter could advise? I use a wide variety
> of applications on both machines.

I always keep a known good old kernel around... that doesn't have to be a
generic one though, could be an earlier lowlatency one.. cheers

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