Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

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Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:38 pm

Update pack 4 went fine, but something went wrong with the new kernel/Grub list.
Running uname -a still shows 3.0.0-1-amd64 kernel.

Running update-grub gives me:
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found background image: linuxmint.png
Found Debian background: linuxmint.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found memtest86+ multiboot image: /boot/memtest86+_multiboot.bin
Found Linux Mint Xfce Edition (1) on /dev/sda1
Found Linux Mint 12 LXDE (12) on /dev/sda6
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sdb1

I have LMDE installed on sda3.
I'll take some newb help from someone .. ..I need the new kernel to install and show it in the list upon boot-up.
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby äxl on Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:24 pm

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64
sudo update-grub
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:43 pm

Still isn't in the Grub list on boot.
uname -a still shows 3.0.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Jul 24 02:24:44 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux

tom@hackingu:~$ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64
[sudo] password for tom:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64 is already the newest version.
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libboost-system1.42.0 libglew1.6 libqtmultimediakit1 libgtkimageview0 libboost-thread1.42.0 ttf-wqy-zenhei kdebase-data libmcs1
libboost-regex1.42.0 libxalan2-java-gcj libgdata1.8-cil libqtlocation1 libsmpeg0
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
tom@hackingu:~$ sudo update-grub
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found background image: linuxmint.png
Found Debian background: linuxmint.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found memtest86+ multiboot image: /boot/memtest86+_multiboot.bin
Found Linux Mint Xfce Edition (1) on /dev/sda1
Found Linux Mint 12 LXDE (12) on /dev/sda6
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sdb1
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby Monsta on Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:46 pm

äxl wrote:sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64

err... linux-headers won't do you any good without linux-image :)
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:53 pm

Ran that, updated grub again, still no difference.

tom@hackingu:~$ sudo update-grub
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found background image: linuxmint.png
Found Debian background: linuxmint.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-1-amd64
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found memtest86+ multiboot image: /boot/memtest86+_multiboot.bin
Found Linux Mint Xfce Edition (1) on /dev/sda1
Found Linux Mint 12 LXDE (12) on /dev/sda6
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sdb1
done
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby äxl on Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:02 pm

Monsta wrote:
äxl wrote:sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64

err... linux-headers won't do you any good without linux-image :)


:D Oops, sorry. Thought they were dependent. So, BadFinger did you:
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.2.0-2-amd64 linux-image-3.2.0-2-amd64
sudo update-grub
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:38 pm

Ok, thanks everyone, the option is now there and it boots into it.

Now I have the black screen though after grub selection using 3.2 kernel (nvidia 580).
usually 'nomodeset' option will get me to desktop, but not this time.
So now I'm off to solve another problem, and have to still use 3.0 kernel until then :(
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby äxl on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:01 pm

I've read about this Nvidia problem before. Did you ever try the option modeset=0 or nouveau.modeset=0?
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List <SOLVED>

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:02 pm

Marking the kernel problem as solved.
No, i'll try that now thnx.
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby äxl on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:06 pm

modeset=0
or
nouveau.modeset=0
?

I guess you have to rename the first post in this thread to mark it solved, am I wrong?
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:26 pm

yes, I already marked it solved.
i tried 'nomodeset', and the options you suggested, but didn't help.
I add them after the word 'quiet', hope that was in the right spot.
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -SOLVED-

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:28 pm

kernel problem is solved.
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List

Postby äxl on Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:55 pm

BadFinger wrote:I add them after the word 'quiet', hope that was in the right spot.


I have no idea. ;) As far as I've read it's usually after quiet splash.

kernel problem is solved.


Which one?
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:03 pm

all three.
nomodeset, modeset=0 and nouveau.modeset=0.
none worked :(
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

Postby zerozero on Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:19 pm

if you are booting into 3.2 kernel and nvidia fails try this: reinstall nvidia-kernel-dkms
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

Postby BadFinger on Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:39 pm

Hi zero, thanks for stopping by, (cuz I know your busy), with the final fix.
Now I have the new kernel and can reach the desktop.

And by the way .. ..LMDE with MATE (or Mate .. heh) is AWESOME.
All those complaining for the last few months hopefully will be quieted down now.
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Re: Kernel Did Not Upgrade? / Not In Grub List -- SOLVED --

Postby zerozero on Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:43 pm

BadFinger wrote:And by the way .. ..LMDE with MATE (or Mate .. heh) is AWESOME.
All those complaining for the last few months hopefully will be quieted down now.

:lol: we can only hope.
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