Linux-image-686 : Obsoleted ?

David Symons ubuntu at liberatedcomputing.net
Thu Nov 16 03:02:18 UTC 2006


On 11/16/06, Chanchao <custom at freenet.de> wrote:
> Before I used -686 versions of the kernel and related modules.  Now it
> mentions these are 'obsoleted by Linux-image-generic'
>
> Does that mean there's no 686-specific kernel anymore?

Not in the Ubuntu repositories no.  Some background information can be
found here:
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2006-August/019983.html

> And does that mean that I can uninstall the obsoleted -686 stuff?

Yes you can.  Just keep linux-generic.

Cheers, Dave.
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