Grub question

René list.account at
Sun Jan 22 21:15:31 UTC 2006

> Am 22.01.2006, 21:44 Uhr, schrieb R Kimber <rkimber at>:

> Is there way in grub to specify a default kernel such that it always
> remains the default kernel, despite updates and other kernels
> introduced via synaptic?
> My limited understanding suggests that the default is either the kernel
> in the first stanza or, if specified, is stanza number N.  But
> introducing new kernels automatically changes this.

hello, you could block the 'linux-image-2.x.x.x.x' (Kernel Version which  
you like) in Synaptic via menu 'Packages'. in this way NO newer kernels  
will ever be installed. regarding invited security threats whith this  
method others have to tell, as i do not truly know what all comes with 'a  
about how to set a default kernel (for Grub) despite newer installed  
kernels, i do not know. René

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