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    updating the kernel. is it worth it


    hi all, i wanted to know if i should update my kernel. if it's worth the trouble, could you tell me how to do it exactly? because i wouldn't want to mess my kernel up.

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    forum.guy
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    Some like to always be running the latest kernel, but it's not really necessary unless you have problems with your present kernel. You should be able to add a new kernel and keep your old one so that you can boot into it in case the new kernel gets goofy in some way.

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