Multiple kernels on one machine?
a at jenisch.at
Mon Oct 6 05:11:36 PDT 2003
I'm currently in the process of upgrading my kernel (5.1). Afaik, every
time one installs a new kernel with "make installkernel" the old
/boot/kernel is moved to /boot/kernel.old thus overwriting the old
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
If yes, can I simply copy (e.g. via tar | tar xpf..) the old kernel
directory to a new name or is there anything else I should consider?
TIA for your help
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