Partition Resizing Plan

Liam Proven lproven at
Sun Dec 15 18:00:21 UTC 2013

On 15 December 2013 17:04, Jithin James <jamesjithin97 at> wrote:
>    I always keep a kernel as backup just in case i mess up my kernel
>  very bad but i wanted to know if there was a way to load the kernel
>  even  if it was not on the hard-disk(usb ect.)

Yes - /one./ :¬)

You can boot the machine from removable media (DVD, whatever) and
adjust the kernel boot parameters so that the kernel comes off the
removable boot media, but the root filesystem is from the hard disk.
Once it's booted, the media can be removed if you wish. Then you can
just use apt-get in the normal way to reinstall a working kernel -

apt-get install linux-image-generic

... to get the latest one, or

apt-get install linux-image-{version} to get a specific build.

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