[nSLUG] Advice / comfort on rebooting ubuntu box
milesthom at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 10:43:05 AST 2012
The remote Ubuntu box running our mail server, which has not been rebooted
for over a year has /boot filling up with kernel images. I have to do some
I believe the following are the correct steps, would appreciate
$uname -mrs returns
Linux 2.6.32-33-generic x86_64
The most recent image, from the listing provided by
dpkg --list | grep linux-image
>From reading various posts I am lead to understand that issuing
sudo shutdown -r
will reboot the box and load the latest image, which I will check with
After that I can delete older images by executing than
$ apt-get remove linux-image-2.6.32-33-generic
and working my way up to, but not including the image used after the
Am I on the right track?
Cheers - Miles
"The piano keys are black and white,
But they sound like a million colours in your mind"
Spider's Web - Katie Melua
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