I've never checked if I have any old kernels so I checked


Jun 30, 2022
Do I need to remove these? If so what's the best way? There seems to be several different ways.

Many thanks.
Linux pve 6.2.16-8-pve #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC PMX 6.2.16-8 (2023-08-02T12:17Z) x86_64

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Last login: Thu Aug 17 07:13:15 BST 2023 on pts/0
root@pve:~# uname -a
Linux pve 6.2.16-8-pve #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC PMX 6.2.16-8 (2023-08-02T12:17Z) x86_64 GNU/Linux
root@pve:~# dpkg --list|grep pve-kernel.*-pve
ii  pve-kernel-6.2.16-3-pve              6.2.16-3                            amd64        Proxmox Kernel Image
ii  pve-kernel-6.2.16-4-pve              6.2.16-5                            amd64        Proxmox Kernel Image
ii  pve-kernel-6.2.16-5-pve              6.2.16-6                            amd64        Proxmox Kernel Image
You just run an apt autoremove to remove most old kernels. PVE will still keep some old kernels so you got a fallback option in case there is a problem with a new kernel.
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