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I have the 3.16 Linux kernel package installed on my Ubuntu 14.10 server, but when i try to run uname -a it gives me this:

Linux example.com 3.13.0-36-generic #63-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 3 21:30:07 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Although that i don't have any of the 3.13 kernel packages installed on my system, and I also don't have any kernel images in /boot for the 3.13 version.

Is there any solution for this? I've seen many similar questions by the way and non helped.

  • Is this server a VPS? If so, does the host use OpenVZ as the method of virtualization? (We need more information on the type of server, how it was installed/setup, etc.) – Thomas Ward Mar 27 '15 at 17:32
  • @ThomasW. Yes it's, the host is DigitalOcean and they use KVM. The system on the VPS was Ubuntu 14.04 with the 3.13 kernel but then, i upgraded to 14.10 and removed the old kernel and installed the 3.16. – Madno Mar 27 '15 at 17:57
  • Did you reboot? – Thomas Ward Mar 27 '15 at 18:04
  • @ThomasW. Ofcourse i did, i am not that noob :3 – Madno Mar 27 '15 at 18:13
  • Are you absolutely certain they have a KVM setup which allows a kernel independent from the host kernel? – Thomas Ward Mar 27 '15 at 18:20
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Still on the questioning side... I upgraded to 3.13.0-48-generic on several of my machines, but have one that uname -r reports 3.13.0.46. When I reviewed it with Synaptic, it shows '48' but the terminal still shows '46.' I am comfortable that 48 is running, but my trust in terminal has been dented. GB

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