Is there a way to find out which files in the installed system are changed/updated during a kernel update/upgrade?
The kernel is made up of two main packages the linux-image-* and linux-headers-* packages. A kernel is made up of the pair at the same version. You can see all of your installed kernel with the command below, the latest kernel has the largest version number:
To see the pair associated with the current running kernel use the command below:
The files which make up a kernel package (or indeed any package) are listed using the
Of course there are a few other files which get updated which are not contained within these packages, for example the