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Re: kernel symlinks, still needed?




On 2019-05-25 18:16 +0200, Andrea Borgia wrote:

> AFAIK the following symlinks in "/" were required for LILO and are no
> longer needed with GRUB2:
> initrd.img
> initrd.img.old
> vmlinuz
> vmlinuz.old
>
> Is there a reason for keeping them around nowadays?

If you stick to grub, not really.  You can safely delete them, and use

do_symlinks = 0

in /etc/kernel-img.conf so that they will not come back.

Cheers,
       Sven