Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Update kernel version in debian wheezy server

Check the previous kernel versions and architecture.

Edit /etc/apt/sources.list, 

vi /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the line [backports],


deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-backports main contrib non-free

Update the apt-get,

apt-get update

To find the latest kernel image,type the following line,

apt-cache search linux-image-3

And select latest kernel image,

Run the command.

apt-get -t wheezy-backports install linux-image-3.10-0.bpo.3-amd64 firmware-linux-free

Reboot the system

reboot

Please check new kernel,

uname -r
3.10-0.bpo.3-amd64

Let's enjoy