The latest version of the kernel is hopelessly broken for me so I want to pin back to an earlier version. The best way to do that seems to be to pin the linux-generic package to an earlier version.
But how do I determine the correct earlier version?
ETA: maybe I wasn't clear.
My machine is currently running linux-image-3.13.0-133-generic. linux-image-3.13.0-133-generic is broken. It hangs on uninterruble interrupts when accessing ext4 file systems. That's not acceptable. The latest kernel that I know worked was linux-image-3.13.0-125-generic. I'd like to pin it, but pinning linux-image-3.13.0-133-generic is pointless since it will never be upgraded anyway. What I really need to pin is linux-image-generic. I just don't know what version of linux-image-generic depends on linux-image-3.13.0-133-generic.