where does the NIC driver locate in the system

Qiuli Han ivyharry at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 15:11:07 UTC 2006

thanks alot
i think i am really get into it now

On 9/19/06, Alan McKinnon <alan at linuxholdings.co.za> wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 September 2006 16:36, Qiuli Han wrote:
> > thanks folks
> > think i'd better not touch those modules
> > but after some system updating, i am a few directories named
> > the kernel number in my
> > /lib/modules/
> > is it safe if i delete the old ones ( the ones i am not
> > using)?
> No. They are removed automatically when you uninstall the
> package that put them there. Rather use the package manager gui
> program (synaptic) to uninstall old kernels that you are not
> using anymore - it cleans up after itself and does all
> necessary housekeeping.
> Two things to remember - the package manager knows how to remove
> itself (there's also no registry cluttered up with 1000s of
> unused keys from old unistalled software...), and when a
> package removes itself, it expects that the files it put on the
> system to be there so it can remove them. If you remove them
> manually, you cause the system to be out of sync with it's own
> record of itself - never a good thing.
> alan
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