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

Adam Funk a24061 at
Mon Oct 13 12:01:00 UTC 2008

On 2008-10-12, NoOp wrote:

>>>     If you read your file /boot/grub/menu.lst you will find a line that 
>>> tells grub how many kernel's to save. Make that 2 and you will be happy.
>> That doesn't remove the potentially crufty old kernel packages, does
>> it?
> No, but it does do exactly what the OP asked for:
> 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 OP (Scott) didn't ask how to remove the kernels from this system, he
> asked how to 'dwindle' the kernel list in his menu.lst down "to two
> kernels at a time".

Fair point.

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