getting rid of a configured and installed kernel on 10.04?
tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 21:06:46 UTC 2010
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> i just want to verify this since i'm still not as familiar with grub
> 2 as i'd like to be. if i've configured and installed a new kernel on
> my system, and i eventually want to get rid of all traces of it, as i
> read it, all i need to do is go into /boot, delete all associated
> components, then
> $ sudo update-grub
> will that do it? or am i missing something? thanks.
Yes, unless you have installed that kernel through aptitude (or similar).
You are then better off running
aptitude purge linux-image-...
rather than deleting that kernel's components in /boot.
(By the way, on Debian and Ubuntu, you can follow the same procedure
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