[arch-general] Reboot - Versioned Kernel Installs
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Fri Jun 10 21:29:00 EDT 2011
Am Fri, 10 Jun 2011 21:06:21 -0400
schrieb "Joe(theWordy)Philbrook" <jtwdyp at ttlc.net>:
> That wouldn't be such a bad idea. And in fact I already do that with
> the kernel and initrd image. But I'm almost ashamed to admit that I
> don't have enough understanding of the modules to know how to
> preserve and when needed restore them. And as was I think mentioned
> in this thread, without the modules, the gui wouldn't work...
You don't need the modules and the GUI to downgrade the kernel package
if the updated kernel should be broken.
> Is there a step by step how-to or wiki I could bookmark???
1. Boot the old kernel
2. Login on the text console
Old kernel and its modules are back.
But before you do this, you should write down or copy the necessary
error messages and details to file a bug report about the kernel issue.
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