Booting into another kernel

Chris cpollock at
Tue Jan 13 02:56:01 UTC 2015

On Mon, 2015-01-12 at 21:27 -0500, John Hupp wrote:
> Holding down Shift during startup should give you the grub menu with 
> kernel options.
> On 1/12/2015 9:00 PM, Chris wrote:
> > Awhile back I installed 3.14.0-031400-generic #201403310035 SMP due to
> > lockups and the upgrade was update was suggested by some on the Ubuntu
> > IRC group. A new 3.13 kernel was downloaded today and I'd like to go
> > back and try it however I get no option when booting. I remember in my
> > old Mandriva box I would get a splash screen with a choice of kernels.
> > The reason I want fall back to the 3.13 is that today for some reason my
> > box has locked up twice with no information in syslog at all.
> >
> > Chris
> >
Thanks John as you can see I'm now back onto the latest 3.13 kernel and
will have to see what happens. I knew there had to be a way just didn't
know what it was.


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31.11°N 97.89°W (Elev. 1092 ft)
20:54:33 up 3 min, 1 user, load average: 4.09, 2.61, 1.08
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, kernel 3.13.0-44-generic

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