Debian 9 kernel?

June 20, 2017 2.8k views
DigitalOcean Debian

I’ve updated my Debian 8 droplet to Debian 9, and it seems to work fine. However, there is no Debian 9 kernel in the list of available kernels for my droplet. Is that normal?
My current kernel is “Debian 8.0 x64 vmlinuz-3.16.0-4-amd64 (3.16.7-ckt9-3~deb8u1)”.

1 Answer

You can use your own kernel (e.g.: the default Debian 9 installed on dist-upgrade).
Just follow this guide:

by Adam LaGreca
Updating the kernel on your DigitalOcean Droplet is a straight forward process that differs slightly based on the Droplet's operating system. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of updating your kernels for DigitalOcean Droplets.
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