release upgrader asks to remove the last known working kernel

Bug #1045588 reported by Micah Gersten on 2012-09-04
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)
Adam Conrad

Bug Description

IMHO, the current working kernel shouldn't be offered to be removed by the release upgrader. Even though it's no longer available in the repos, the person upgrading will have no recourse if the new kernel doesn't work on their hardware.

Micah Gersten (micahg) on 2012-09-04
summary: - release upgrader asks to remove all previous kernels
+ release upgrader asks to remove the last known working kernel
description: updated
affects: update-manager (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2012-09-05
tags: added: rls-q-notfixing
removed: rls-q-incoming
Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Adam Conrad (adconrad)
Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote :

The KernelRemoval code in ubuntu-dist-upgrader intentionally skips the running kernel. Do you remember exactly what behaviour you were seeing?

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