Dapper to be delayed 6 weeks...

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Mar 15 14:41:57 UTC 2006


Peter Garrett wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Mar 2006 16:50:02 -0400
> Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> 
>> If I did a kernel install, and it 
>> rebooted in the new kernel after hibernation, things could get messy.
> 
> Aha! Point taken.
> 
> I don't hibernate my machines - but it has happened a
> few times that a new kernel has caused problems for me, and needed some
> fiddling about. Of course, since I have three bootable partitions on my
> main desktop machine,  Grub offers me a menu on boot each time, so it
> doesn't boot immediately, and I have a choice.
 
I always keep at least two kernels, and get the boot menu, but I have it on
a fairly short timeout, after which it boots the default kernel
automatically.
-- 
derek





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