On Mon, Oct 06, 2003 at 02:11:25PM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote:

> In order to keep a working kernel: Is it possible to *keep* an old 
> kernel by copying, say /boot/kernel.old to e.g. /boot/mykernel and then 
> via the boot-menu starting this kernel by
> unload
> boot mykernel
> ??

Yep!  Not only is it possible, but it's a very good idea to keep a
known-good kernel around in a special place (e.g. /kernel.good) in
case something goes wrong with an upgrade and both of kernel and
kernel.old are unusable.


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