Different kernels on my servers?

Knute Johnson ubuntu at knutejohnson.com
Wed Jun 10 15:44:05 UTC 2015



On 6/10/2015 08:11, Nils Kassube wrote:
> 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
Would my new download of 14.04.2LTS have that package in it?  There were 
no kernel upgrades from 2012?

Thanks,

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Knute Johnson



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