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Going back to a kernel

Post by dave8671 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:15 am

I never had to do this before. I upgraded the kernel to 4:15.0.34 from 4:15.0.33 and I want to go back the 4:15.0.33. How do I do this? shut down issues and odd bionic texts top of screen last night.

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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by Moem » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:35 am

Generally: reboot into GRUB, pick the kernel you want from GRUB by using the arrow keys, press enter. If your machine does not show GRUB as it boots, press and hold Shift during boot and see if that helps.
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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by dave8671 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:18 pm

Changed I will see how the laptop acts but I was wrong on the kernel version it was 4:13:0:45 which was the one I changed back to.

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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by yamaharacer 2015 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:06 pm

you can also use mintupdate. this also allows for more choices to try. don't forget to create a timeshift in case something goes very wrong

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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by Moem » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:53 am

yamaharacer 2015 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:06 pm
you can also use mintupdate. this also allows for more choices to try.
No, Mintupdate doesn't allow you to load an earlier kernel. It does allow you to install earlier kernels, but that's not the same thing.
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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by dave8671 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:31 am

I had issues changing the kernel but I figured out that the
TLP battery addons,were built into the 413034 kernel had,to remove them than use grub to change the
to 413045. After that all is normal and reinstalled the battery addons. I learn as I go.

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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by yamaharacer 2015 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:33 pm

Moem wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:53 am
yamaharacer 2015 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:06 pm
you can also use mintupdate. this also allows for more choices to try.
No, Mintupdate doesn't allow you to load an earlier kernel. It does allow you to install earlier kernels, but that's not the same thing.
I see. I could have sworn it allowed to change them in mint 19. I guess I wasn't actually changing them :lol:
I also noticed I cannot access grub using the shift button. the only button that works for me is F8. why is that? no mint tutorial says this works but it does on mine.

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Re: Going back to a kernel

Post by catweazel » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:40 pm

yamaharacer 2015 wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:33 pm
Moem wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:53 am
yamaharacer 2015 wrote:
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:06 pm
you can also use mintupdate. this also allows for more choices to try.
No, Mintupdate doesn't allow you to load an earlier kernel. It does allow you to install earlier kernels, but that's not the same thing.
I see. I could have sworn it allowed to change them in mint 19. I guess I wasn't actually changing them :lol:
I also noticed I cannot access grub using the shift button. the only button that works for me is F8. why is that? no mint tutorial says this works but it does on mine.
It's a difference in terminology. @Moem is referring to a kernel being loaded at boot time, which is not the same as installing a kernel. You can install kernels in Mintupdate but it isn't "loaded" until you boot it.
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