how to dwindle down the number of kernels in menu.lst to two

Adam Funk a24061 at
Fri Oct 10 19:10:12 UTC 2008

On 2008-10-10, Scott Berry wrote:

> 		I have too many kernels in my menu.lst.  i think I have like seven or
> eight of them.  How do i dwindle them down to two kernels at a time.
> The previous kernel say for instance linux-2.6.27-5 and 6.  I think that
> would be plenty of kernels.

I just use aptitude or synaptic to (carefully!) remove all but the two
newest kernel packages that I have.  The package removal script
automatically takes them out of the GRUB menu.

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