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Re: [vox-tech] GRUB Puzzle
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Re: [vox-tech] GRUB Puzzle



Bob Scofield wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 December 2008, Alex Mandel wrote:
> 
>> Just to make it a little more clear can you post all the boot options
>> from your menu.lst
> 
> 
> Here it is:
> 
> title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.26-1-486
> root            (hd1,1)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-486 root=/dev/hdb2 ro
> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-1-486
> 
> title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.26-1-486 (recovery mode)
> root            (hd1,1)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-1-486 root=/dev/hdb2 ro single
> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-1-486
> 
> title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.25-2-486
> root            (hd1,1)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25-2-486 root=/dev/hdb2 ro
> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.25-2-486
> 
> title           Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.25-2-486 (recovery mode)
> root            (hd1,1)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.25-2-486 root=/dev/hdb2 ro single
> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.25-2-486
> 
> ### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST
> 
> # This is a divider, added to separate the menu items below from the Debian
> # ones.
> title           Other operating systems:
> root
> 
> 
> # This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for an existing
> # linux installation on /dev/hdb3.
> title           Kubuntu (on /dev/hdb3)
> root            (hd1,2)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.22-14-generic root=/dev/hdb3
> 
> # This entry automatically added by the Debian installer for a non-linux OS
> # on /dev/hda1
> title           Windows
> root            (hd0,0)
> savedefault
> makeactive
> chainloader     +1
> 
> 
>> I'll be happy to compare it against what I've got on my systems just
>> want to make sure I'm clear on what partition is what.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
>> Did you verify that you have the newer kernel installed on kubuntu if
>> you did it via apt-get it should have rewritten menu.lst for you. But
>> maybe it rewrote one in the kubuntu partition that doesn't get used
>> unless you have the /boot mounted for both distros to the same place.
> 
> You're right.  After the new kernels come in, Kubuntu's menu.lst is rewritten. 
> But as you say, it does not get used.
> 
> Bob
> _______________________________________________

What's in your kubuntu menu.lst and have you tried just copying those
entries over?

Alex
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