Multiple Options in grub
vijay.shad at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 16:29:15 UTC 2009
Fully satisfied. I have changed the grub settings. Now it is the way i
wanted it to be :)
Vijay Shanker Dubey
On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Leonard Chatagnier
<lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> --- On Wed, 11/4/09, vijay shanker <vijay.shad at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From: vijay shanker <vijay.shad at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: Multiple Options in grub
> > To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <
> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 12:14 AM
> > Hi Leo,
> > Yes you are right it is kernels.
> > :)
> > My
> > questions:
> > 1> I used synaptic package
> > manager to update to latest version of UBUNTU. When i opened
> > this tool; it suggested me to upgrade and i did.
> Ok, shouldn't be a problem.
> > 2> What sort of implications are there of
> > having multiple kernel options other then having a fall back
> > option.
> No implication unless you are short or room on the HDD. The kernel and its
> modules can take up significant room.
> > 3> why UBUNTU does not update kernels;
> > instead of reinstalling the latest version?
> I don't know the answer to that except that I think the kernel and version
> are optimized to each other.
> > 4> Is there will be any problem with my
> > machine if i uninstall.
> If you mean uninstall kernels, then no as long as you keep the last two or
> more kernels. If you mean to uninstall the operating system version then
> you wont have an OS unless you originally kept windose on the HDD or have
> some other OS still installed. From your post I assumed you only had version
> 9.04 and upgraded to 9.10.
> > In the mean time i have read the tutorials at
> > ubuntu site for doing the changes you said. and fully
> > understand then. As i think of. :)
> Good luck, then. FWIW, I have several versions or Ubuntu and Vista on my
> hard drive, all are separate installs on their own partitions and have many
> kernel entries for each ubuntu OS all without any problems. There is no
> real need to remove any kernel from the grub list unless you are critically
> short of room on your hard disk.
> Leonard Chatagnier
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