Checking kernel version before installation
dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 15:55:05 UTC 2008
On 09/03/2008, Aart Koelewijn <aart at mtack.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sun, 09 Mar 2008 15:17:13 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > As I like to maintain Grub myself, I need to know which kernel is going
> > to be installed before installation, so that I can update grub. How can
> > I check this?
> I think the easiest way would be after installation but before rebooting.
> Then you can look in /boot which kernels etc. are there.
That is so simple, no wonder I didn't think of it!
> The programms used for installation also have a possibility to inspect
> what is going to be installed before you press the apply button. You can
> use that information too, off course.
I don't remember seeing the kernel version, but I did not know that
I'd need it at that point and wasn't looking for it. I'll make note
next time. Thanks.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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