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How do I remove rescue kernel from fedora 23

asked 2016-01-02 20:52:56 -0500

dmercer08 gravatar image

Im fairly new to the linux os, I just dual-booted my macbook pro with fedora 23, basically I want to know how to remove the rescue kernel from my system because the two linux icons in my refind menu is driving me nuts!!!! I understand the importance of having the rescue kernel but at this point I dont care, if something goes wrong I will just reinstall linux as Im just really trying to get a feel for the OS... So can somebody please tell me how to get rid of the rescue kernel from fedora 23 so my refind menu can look normal lol.....

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answered 2016-01-03 14:12:39 -0500

Hello

As far as I know, rescue kernel does not belong to any package. If you really want to get rid of it, just remove file /boot/vmlinuz-0-rescue-* and file /boot/initramfs-0-rescue-* with rm command (as root user or with sudo) and recreate your rEFInd menu.

I am not running my Fedora on macbook, so I can not provide you with working command(s) for this part. I presume you know how to proceed to recreate rEFInd boot menu.

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yea i know how to do everything with refind on my end..... and the rm command worked! Thanks!!

dmercer08 gravatar imagedmercer08 ( 2016-01-03 16:13:03 -0500 )edit
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answered 2016-09-08 07:11:51 -0500

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To regenerate rescue you may delete the actual rescue images with rm and run:

/etc/kernel/postinst.d/51-dracut-rescue-postinst.sh $(uname -r) /boot/vmlinuz-$(uname -r)

this command also runs after every new kernel installed, if you don't want have an rescue entry, edit:

/usr/lib/dracut/dracut.conf.d/02-rescue.conf

and set:

dracut_rescue_image="no"
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