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Month: May 2015

Re: [trinity-users] Installed R14.0.1 but no desktop

From: Mike Bird <mgb-trinity@...>
Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:56 -0700
On Thu May 14 2015 14:24:55 Dan Youngquist wrote:
> One pet peeve I have with Debian is the (as far as I know) inability to
> have more than one version of kernel installed at a time, so you can choose
> an older version at boot time.

FWIW Debian does permit multiple kernels.  The first three packages here are
actual kernels and the last is a meta-package to ensure that the main kernel 
is updated when needed.

# dpkg -l | grep linux-image
ii  linux-image-2.6.32-5-686             2.6.32-48squeeze6             i386         
Linux 2.6.32 for modern PCs
ii  linux-image-3.2.0-4-686-pae          3.2.68-1+deb7u1               i386         
Linux 3.2 for modern PCs
ii  linux-image-3.2.46                   3.2.46-1                      i386         
Linux kernel, version 3.2.46
ii  linux-image-686-pae                  3.2+46                        i386         
Linux for modern PCs (meta-package)