sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic_3.2.16-030216.201204221935_amd64.deb
Selecting previously deselected package linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic.
(Reading database ... 226954 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic (from linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic_3.2.16-030216.201204221935_amd64.deb) ...
Setting up linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic (3.2.16-030216.201204221935) ...
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d/dkms 3.2.16-030216-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.2.16-030216-generic
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.2.16-030216-generic (x86_64)
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.1.2/build/vboxsf/utils.c: In function ‘sf_nlscpy’:
/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.1.2/build/vboxsf/utils.c:562:13: warning: passing argument 3 of ‘utf8_to_utf32’ from incompatible pointer type [enabled by default]
include/linux/nls.h:53:12: note: expected ‘unicode_t *’ but argument is of type ‘wchar_t *’
make: *** [/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.1.2/build/vboxsf/utils.o] Error 1
make: *** [/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.1.2/build/vboxsf] Error 2
make: *** [_module_/var/lib/dkms/virtualbox-guest/4.1.2/build] Error 2
make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.2.16-030216-generic'
AlbertP wrote:@ melbo: They are not Intel specific. amd64 is just the 64-bit technology invented by AMD that's also used in today's Intel CPU's and i386 also targets the AMD CPU's from before 64-bit was introduced such as Athlon XP and early Semprons.
One 3.4 is meant for Ubuntu Precise / 12.04, while Quantal is the upcoming 12.10 version which will be there in half a year. The structure of the kernel packages somehow changed - i.e. the difference between PAE and non-PAE has been dropped, everyone has to use PAE kernels on 32-bit hardware now, and there are new "extra" packages. It is possible that Ubuntu Quantal's kernel packages don't install anymore on older versions. This also happened with 220.127.116.11 on Mint 11 (Ubuntu Natty) for example. But it certainly won't harm your system to try 3.4-quantal. If your new kernel fails to install, the old one will be left intact.
Anyway, as long as the newest version is still available as -precise, I'd just use that one as -precise kernels are proven to work on Mint 12/13.
dinogorgon wrote:Here you find the download links and installation instructions for the actual Quantal kernel for precise LTS:
http://packages.qa.dev.stgraber.org/qat ... /downloads
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