April 26, 2019

boot an alternate kernel for one reboot only

lilo -v -R old

  • October 20, 1999
  • By James Andrews

This will reboot the "old" kernel the next time the machine goes down.

This is an essential command, if you are swapping in and out the default kernel value, but the new one isn't stable yet. Also, if you aren't using modular drivers, you could use it to experiment with kernel parameters sent to drivers

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