[arch-general] Reboot - Versioned Kernel Installs

Vic Demuzere vic at demuzere.be
Fri Jun 10 09:29:57 EDT 2011

On 10 June 2011 15:25, Paul Gideon Dann <pdgiddie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, I wonder what happens if power is lost whilst pacman is installing a new
> kernel?  I haven't tried this, but it wouldn't surprise me if the system ended
> up with a truncated kernel that wouldn't boot.  That's a bug right there,
> although it's a pretty tiny corner case, granted :)
> Paul

Is that the case? The kernel should be replaced only after the new one
is ready, else it would fail if you pushed CTRL+C while updating the
kernel as well.


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