[Solved] Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

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Re: Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

Post by catweazel » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:28 am

HaveaMint wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:18 am
Partition: ID-1: / size: 37G used: 13G (36%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5
ID-2: /boot size: 4.5G used: 153M (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-3: /home size: 867G used: 262G (32%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6
ID-4: swap-1 size: 10.20GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda7
Mine does and so did his before it was deleted.
Perhaps it's because I use UEFI. If it was deleted after someone replied then the post would indicate that it was edited. I see no edit comment at the foot of the post.
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Re: Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

Post by HaveaMint » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:30 am

catweazel wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:28 am
HaveaMint wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:18 am
Partition: ID-1: / size: 37G used: 13G (36%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5
ID-2: /boot size: 4.5G used: 153M (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
ID-3: /home size: 867G used: 262G (32%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6
ID-4: swap-1 size: 10.20GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda7
Mine does and so did his before it was deleted.
Perhaps it's because I use UEFI. If it was deleted after someone replied then the post would indicate that it was edited. I see no edit comment at the foot of the post.
I don't know what or how all I know is it was there. Plus it was a separate post by itself not part of a remaining post.
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Re: [Solved] Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

Post by frankdux » Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:41 am

Sorry for the late reply, I've been abroad for a while.
I have decided just to keep the current kernel; my concern was simply if there might be advantages in terms of security when upgrading.

In any case, thanks for the help!

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Re: Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

Post by rickNS » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:44 am

catweazel wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:09 am
HaveaMint wrote:
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:07 am
Does it not show the size of the /boot ?
No.

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Drives:    HDD Total Size: 6111.5GB (77.2% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: HWRAID10 size: 5991.5GB
           ID-2: /dev/nvme0n1 model: N/A size: 250.1GB ID-3: /dev/sdb model: Samsung_SSD_750 size: 120.0GB
I "believe" that if your silly enough to encrypt your drive during install, then inxi -Fxz does indeed show/include the /boot partition in it's output.
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Re: Should I update to the 4.15 kernel?

Post by catweazel » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:05 pm

rickNS wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:44 am
I "believe" that if your silly enough to encrypt your drive during install, then inxi -Fxz does indeed show/include the /boot partition in it's output.
Or it could be as simple as actually having a separate boot partition.
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