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Dual boot-Grub update

Postby nikos » Mon Oct 20, 2008 11:05 pm

Hello,
I have a dual boot system on my laptop. I installed Ubuntu first and then Mint, both running kernel 2.6.24.19. Yesterday I updated Ubuntu to kernel 2.6.24.21. After a reboot, grub cannot see the new Ubuntu kernel but only the old one. Is there a way to update grub to see the last kernel of Ubuntu?
Thank you

DoctorRock

Re: Dual boot-Grub update

Postby DoctorRock » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:38 am

You'll have to edit your /boot/grub/menu.lst file (sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst).
Open a terminal and do an ls /boot so you can see just what kernels you have in there,
then edit the pertinent "kernel" line to reflect just which kernel you want to boot. BTW -
you'll want to be very,very careful with your spelling!

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Re: Dual boot-Grub update

Postby nikos » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:55 am

Thank you, I will try your suggestion and let you know. I tried this and worked. After Ubuntu update I copied the part regarding the new kernel from the Ubuntu menu.lst to the Mint menu.lst


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