How to update to last kernel your debian 6 OVH box ?

I have a kimsufi Debian server on and I want to update its Linux Debian kernel. As said on, it is very easy.

You need to retrieve with a wget command the two last bzImage and files from specially adapted for OVH servers. You should use production releases as they are more stable that test releases, usually …

To know witch files you need for your system, simply look at those already present on your disk.

The extension in my case have to match with: -xxxx-grs-ipv6-64


To update your kernel bootloader, juste type this command

Debian will load your new kernel at next server reboot !

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  1. Sergio on November 12, 2013 at 12:38 said:

    Thanks for this post, it was very helpful!

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