PVE Kernel Cleaner v2.0


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Oct 23, 2018
Hey everyone,

I am thrilled to announce the release of PVE Kernel Cleaner 2.0! It's been over 5 years since the last update, and I greatly appreciate your patience, feature requests, and bug reports. Your feedback has been vital in enhancing the tool's capabilities. Here's what's new in this update:

  • Enhanced Package Detection: Resolved issues with proxmox-kernel and pve-kernel package detection.
  • Legacy Package Handling: Fixed a bug where legacy pve-kernel meta-packages were not being removed.
  • Kernel Sorting Improvement: Corrected sorting issues to list kernels accurately from oldest to newest.
  • Scheduler Functionality: Added an option to set the minimum number of kernels to keep in the scheduler function.
  • New --keep/-k Option: Introduced the --keep (or -k) option to specify the minimum number of kernels you wish to keep on your system.
  • New --remove-newer/-rn Option:Implemented the --remove-newer (or -rn) option to enable the removal of kernels that are newer than the current one, enhancing kernel management.
  • New --dry-run/-d Mode: Added a --dry-run (or -d) mode for non-destructive testing, allowing safe program execution without affecting system kernels or making changes.
  • Boot Directory Size Bug Fix: Addressed a bug with the detection of the /bootdirectory size, especially in LVM setups.
  • Update Function: Added a new feature to update the program to the latest version directly from the command line. This can be disabled by setting the check_for_updates variable to false.
  • Other Improvements: Various other bug fixes and enhancements have been made to improve performance and reliability.
Your continued support and feedback are what drive the improvement of PVE Kernel Cleaner.

URL: https://github.com/jordanhillis/pvekclean/releases/tag/v2.0


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