[xubuntu-users] New kernel

David Curtis dcurtis at uniserve.com
Tue May 27 18:03:43 UTC 2008


Vincent wrote:
> On 5/27/08, Aitor Morena <valsum at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, fellow xubuntu'ers,
>>
>> My question is simple (and please excuse my n00bness): since I have
>> updated to kernel 2.6.24.17 (I think that's it), and I see in synaptic
>> that .16 is still installed, is it wise to uninstall the old version?
>> If it's sitting there doing nothing, I'd rather uninstall.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Aitor
>>
> 
> I believe it's sitting there and doing nothing (you can boot it by choosing
> it from your boot menu in GRUB) but I suppose it's useful to at least keep
> two versions around in case one won't boot anymore.
> 
> 
Absolutely good advice, the amount of space you will recover is pretty
negligible compared to the peace of mind of having a backup kernel.
Rumor has it that people are having sound probs with .17.

Dave





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