Back port to base kernel in Ubuntu 8.04

Ashish Vijaywargiya vijaywargiya.ashish at
Wed Oct 22 14:40:53 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> Ashish Vijaywargiya wrote:
>> I would like to do all the software (including kernel) back porting.
>> How can I do that ?
> I'm not sure what you mean with "back porting". If you mean you want to
> use a previous kernel instead of the one from the latest update, then you
> should boot to the kernel you want to use and then remove the kernels you
> don't want to use (e.g. with synaptic). Another option would be to copy
> the entry or the wanted kernel in front of the automagic kernel list of
> the file "/boot/grub/menu.lst".
> However if you want to go back to a previous Ubuntu version, I don't think
> there is an easy way to do it.
> Nils
Thanks for your reply.From "Back Porting" I mean to say that I would
like to revert back all the changes done by software update and want
to use the base kernel that comes with Ubuntu 8.04.
Is it possible or easy to do so ?


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