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. Kris
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