proxima_centauri wrote:You probably did an update through synaptic and got a newer kernel. If the new one seems to be working fine then you're probably alright.
If you want to remove the old one you can go to Terminal ->
sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst
and remove the relevant lines for the old kernel.
should look something like
title Linux Mint, kernel 2.6.24-16-generic
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-19-generic root=/dev/sda1 ro quiet splash
Post back if you need any additional advice.
linuxviolin wrote:If everything works well and if not already done so, you can uninstall the old kernel with Synaptic (make sure to uninstall all packages related to the old kernel...)
linuxviolin wrote:Open Synaptic and search for 'kernel 2.6.24-16-generic' or just 'kernel' for example and remove all packages related to your old kernel. But just a hint: the old kernel can serve as a relief to start your system if one day you have any problems with the 'new' kernel... You may want to keep it, including in your Grub, in case. It's up to you!
steve9199 wrote:I did remove it from the GRUB though...if anything goes wrong I can just use the recovery partiton of the new kernel, right?
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