Kernel Upgrade Odditty

ben ben at cvrse.com
Wed Jun 28 02:50:15 UTC 2006


On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 21:26:35 -0400
Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:

> I have two servers running Ubuntu 6.06.  When the kernel updates came
> out I updated them both.  One of them correctly ended up on
> 2.6.15-25-server.  The other ended up on 2.6.15-23-server:
> linux-image-2.6.15-25-server 2.6.15-25.43 2006-06-16 02:34:55 upgrade
> linux-image-server 2.6.15.22 2.6.15.23 2006-06-16 02:34:55 status
> half-configured linux-image-server 2.6.15.22 2006-06-16 02:34:55
> status unpacked linux-image-server 2.6.15.22 2006-06-16 02:34:55
> status half-installed linux-image-server 2.6.15.22 2006-06-16
> 02:34:55 status half-installed linux-image-server 2.6.15.22
> 2006-06-16 02:34:55 status unpacked linux-image-server 2.6.15.23
> 2006-06-16 02:34:55 status unpacked linux-image-server 2.6.15.23
> 2006-06-16 02:34:55 status unpacked linux-image-2.6.15-25-server
> 2.6.15-25.43 2006-06-16 02:34:55 status half-configured linux-image-
> 2.6.15-25.43 2006-06-16 02:36:46 status installed
> linux-image-2.6.15-25-server 2.6.15-25.43 2006-06-16 02:36:46 status
> unpacked linux-image-server 2.6.15.23 2006-06-16 02:36:46 status
> half-configured linux-image-server 2.6.15.23 2006-06-16 02:36:46
> status installed linux-image-server 2.6.15.23
> 
> When I did the upgrade, it hung for quite a while (which is
> consistent with the dpkg.log).  It appears to have installed
> 2.6.15-25-server and then installed 2.6.15.23 over it.  Currently apt
> reports everything up to date.
> 
> This is a production server, so I am leary of a lot of
> experimentation.  Any suggestions on a low risk path to get to the
> current kernel?

this is consistent with my dpkg.log for the same upgrade, what is the
most recent kernel in /boot ? if its the 15-25 check
your /boot/grub/menu.lst for the correct entry, if its not present do a
sudo update-grub

it may seem like a silly question but have you rebooted?


-- 
ben <ben at cvrse.com>
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