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Re: Kernel problem?




The new kernel implements the "fix" for meltdown.  You could try booting
with the fix turned off - I believe the kernel parameter is pti=off
Rob Hurle <rob1940@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>Hi All,
>
>I'm running Stretch and yesterday I did my normal:
>
>sudo apt-get update
>sudo apt-get upgrade
>
>It seemed to install vmlinuz-4.9.0-5-686-pae (and associated config
>and image files, etc) in place of 4.9.0-4-686-pae versions. Now the
>system won't boot at all. I have reverted to 4.9.0-4-686-pae and all
>is well. My questions are:
>
>1. Does anyone else see this?
>
>2. How can I revert without losing my working 4.9.0-4-686-pae system?
>Can I just change the soft links for initrd.img and vmlinuz at / to
>point to the 4.9.0-4-686-pae versions instead of the 4.9.0-5-686-pae
>ones? Will this break something else for a future upgrade?
>
>Any help much appreciated. Thank you.
>
>Cheers, Rob Hurle
>
>-----------------------------
>Rob Hurle
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