Removing a kernel completely?
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 15:46:19 GMT
Hi, I've just started experimenting with several kernels, and I currently
have three kernels installed on my system, choosable with grub. What if I
want to completely remove one of the kernels? Is it sufficient to remove the
/lib/modules/-directory for that specific kernel, as well as the bzImage?
What other (if any) kernel-version-unique files are installed into my system
after doing this:
# cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot
# make modules_install
I also want to be sure that I don't remove any generic linux-kernel files,
if any such exists. Don't leave me with a kernel-less system here. :) I
suppose I could read the makefile, but i want to make sure i don't miss
<tim at cambrant dot com>
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