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I have twice tried to update my kernel from 3.2.0.30 to 3.5.1 on my Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit system using two different methods I found via google. In both cases the operation appeared to run flawlessly and when I rebooted grub found the new Kernel and began to boot it. During boot-up I was some normal looking progress then an error about /dev/hda and bad args followed by the display getter dimmer until it was barely visile. I never got to the Ubuntu splash screens nor any additional text onscreen.

So, how do I upgrade to a later, specific, kernel, 3.5.1 without breaking my boot? I am running on an Intel Q7 board made by Congatec with a usb attached drive.

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