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If we have many saved kernels...

Post by eromana » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm

What happens if we have many saved kernels on a hard drive whose image is mounted on different hardware, why erase all newer kernels I have the space;
Form a list wish to select a boot kernel and for that choice to survive a reboot.

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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by catweazel » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:49 pm

eromana wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm
What happens if we have many saved kernels on a hard drive whose image is mounted on different hardware, why erase all newer kernels I have the space;
Form a list wish to select a boot kernel and for that choice to survive a reboot.
If you don't want to erase them then don't.
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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by Rocky Bennett » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:58 pm

eromana wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm
What happens if we have many saved kernels on a hard drive whose image is mounted on different hardware, why erase all newer kernels I have the space;
Form a list wish to select a boot kernel and for that choice to survive a reboot.


So your Linux system is stored on two separate hard drives? Or do you mean that you are running your in RAID? Or do you mean that you have your system on one hard drive and your system time shift image on a different hard drive?

Either way, if you have room for the kernels what is your concern?

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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by gm10 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:09 pm

OP's post is hard to understand but if I was to wager a guess, OP is using LM 19.2 and needs to do this:

Update Manager > Preferences > Automation > uncheck Automatic Maintenance
Tune up your LM 19.x: ppa:gm10/linuxmint-tools

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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by zcot » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:04 am

Doesn't GRUB only list a finite number of kernels?

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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by Pjotr » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:15 am

zcot wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:04 am
Doesn't GRUB only list a finite number of kernels?
As far as I know the number of kernels listed under the header Advanced in the Grub menu, isn't limited.

Anyway, it's a strange and incomprehensible help request, written by someone who has maintained a deafeningly deep silence ever since. Will the mystery of his intentions ever be solved, or is it for us yet another emanation of the Socratic paradox? :mrgreen:
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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by Spearmint2 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:34 am

eromana wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:54 pm
What happens if we have many saved kernels on a hard drive whose image is mounted on different hardware, why erase all newer kernels I have the space;
Form a list wish to select a boot kernel and for that choice to survive a reboot.
English may not be his first language. Here's what I sort of get from it.

What happens if we have extra kernels existing on my hard drive, but then move the drive and system onto different hardware. Why erase the former (old instead of new?). I want to select a different kernel, and want it to survive the reboot.
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Re: If we have many saved kernels...

Post by pbear » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:23 pm

That looks like a fair paraphrase. The question then becomes, Where did the OP read he or she is supposed to erase newer kernels? Not here.
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