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Re: kernel symlinks, still needed?




On Sat 25 May 2019 at 18:16:17 +0200, Andrea Borgia wrote:

> Hi.
> 
> 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?

Booting from a GRUB prompt can be a little easier when you know that
the kernel and initrd can be reached from /.

-- 
Brian.