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Upgrade the kernel

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Upgrade the kernel

#1 Postby chzuck » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:31 am

How do I upgrade the kernel in MX 14.3 to 3.14?
MX-14.3 & 17.1 on USB stick
IBM Thinkpad T22 900Mhz - MX-14.3
Pavilion ze4101
E310 - XP
Optiplex GS280 - Mint 17.1 and XP
Latitude D630 - Windows 7

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Re: Upgrade the kernel

#2 Postby kmathern » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:44 am

MX-14.3 comes with the 3.14 kernel.
Do you maybe mean "How do I upgrade the kernel in MX 14.2 to 3.14?" {MX-14.2 is what's in your signature}
Anyway, this will install it

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sudo apt-get install linux-{headers,image}-3.14-0.bpo.2-686-pae


edit: change the "686-pae" to "486" if you want the non pae kernel.

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Re: Upgrade the kernel

#3 Postby Jerry3904 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:09 am

In the future, you can just search the Manual (using the standard Ctrl-F) for such common questions as these, where you will find this in one click:

http://www.mepiscommunity.org/user_manu ... ection-7.6
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Re: Upgrade the kernel

#4 Postby chzuck » Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:32 pm

Thanks for the tip on using the manual. I upgraded to MX-14.3 but it appears I do not have 3.14 kernel
MX-14.3 & 17.1 on USB stick
IBM Thinkpad T22 900Mhz - MX-14.3
Pavilion ze4101
E310 - XP
Optiplex GS280 - Mint 17.1 and XP
Latitude D630 - Windows 7

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Re: Upgrade the kernel

#5 Postby Jerry3904 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:15 pm

it appears I do not have 3.14 kernel
To upgrade to 14.3 you have to follow the migration directions:

http://mepiscommunity.org/migration

As you will see, they include manually upgrading the kernel.
Production: 4.13.0-1-amd64, MX-17, AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core, GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2, 8 GB, Kingston SSD 120 GB and WesternDigital 1TB
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Re: Upgrade the kernel

#6 Postby chzuck » Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:41 am

kmathern wrote:MX-14.3 comes with the 3.14 kernel.
Do you maybe mean "How do I upgrade the kernel in MX 14.2 to 3.14?" {MX-14.2 is what's in your signature}
Anyway, this will install it

Code: Select all

sudo apt-get install linux-{headers,image}-3.14-0.bpo.2-686-pae


edit: change the "686-pae" to "486" if you want the non pae kernel.

Followed the above and 3.14 is now installed. Thanks
MX-14.3 & 17.1 on USB stick
IBM Thinkpad T22 900Mhz - MX-14.3
Pavilion ze4101
E310 - XP
Optiplex GS280 - Mint 17.1 and XP
Latitude D630 - Windows 7


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