[kwlug-disc] ubuntu: why do newer kernel packages sometimes get held back on upgrade?

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 09:44:53 EDT 2010


I don't know either, but you might be better off asking something like
this on the kernel-team mailing list.

Darcy.

On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>
>  (normally, i'd ask this on the ubuntu users mailing list but i'm
> getting kind of weirded out by how so many people there don't seem to
> understand questions.)
>
>  when i do a normal apt-get update/upgrade combo, why is it that
> three kernel-related packages sometimes get held back?  as i read it,
> i can, if i want, run:
>
>  $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
>
> to pull them in.  is that the recommended way?  thanks.
>
> rday
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