Different kernels on my servers?

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Jun 10 15:11:19 UTC 2015


Knute Johnson wrote:
> So I was getting another server up and running in case my old one died
> and found they have different kernels.
> 
> Old: Linux knutejohnson 3.2.0-30-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 24
> 16:52:48 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> 
> New: Linux knute3 3.16.0-38-generic #52~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 8
> 09:43:57 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> 
> Both are 14.04.2LTS.  The new one had a kernel held back when I did my
> update and upgrade so I did a dist-upgrade but it was still a 3.16
> kernel before that.  The old computer was upgraded from an earlier
> version of server but that shouldn't stop kernel upgrades? Do I have
> something set somewhere to prevent my old server from upgrading the
> kernel?

If you want to use the 3.16 kernel with 14.04, you should install the 
package "linux-generic-lts-utopic".


Nils




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