Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I updated from 3.2.0-35 to 3.4 and now it just boots to a black screen after the BIOS. I have to press shift to bring up GRUB and go back to 3.2.0-35.

Any idea how I can get 3.4 to work? If not, how do I remove 3.4?

Also, did I download the right one? The file name says it's for AMD64, but Synaptic is saying it's for 32bit. What's up with that?

share|improve this question
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Jan 5 '13 at 20:39
1  
@JorgeCastro I don't agree with closing it for this reason. The 3.4 kernel not working is a bug, yes, but the "how to revert to 3.2 permanently part" isn't. –  gertvdijk Jan 6 '13 at 0:03
    
How did you install this kernel? Did you use packages or did you compile it from source? –  gertvdijk Jan 6 '13 at 0:04
    
I got the ppa from kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline –  teslasmoustache Jan 7 '13 at 23:00
    
possible duplicate of Ubuntu doesn't boot after kernel update –  rusty Mar 18 at 17:29

1 Answer 1

You can remove 3.4 kernel via Synaptic. (+ info if someone hasn't it)

  1. Install Synaptic with Ubuntu software center
  2. Open Synaptic and press Ctrl + f
  3. Write "linux image" without quotes and press enter
  4. Look for something like linux-image-3.4-x-generic
  5. Press right mouse button on it and select remove
  6. Press "Apply changes" on the toolbar
share|improve this answer
1  
That's what I thought. I didn't know if it would cause any problems. –  teslasmoustache Jan 5 '13 at 21:04

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.