Grub Error 28: Selected item could not fit into memory

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Thu Aug 14 18:28:59 UTC 2008

Giuseppe Pinto wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Giuseppe Pinto <pinopinto at
> <mailto:pinopinto at>> wrote:
>     What can I do to be able to boot into Windows again now?
> I managed to resolve this issue!
> I noticed that the only file in /boot with a recent timestamp was
> /boot/grub/default so I renamed it. On the next boot, selecting Windows
> from the GRUB boot menu I got "Error 15: File not found" but I was able
> to boot into Linux nonetheless. From a console it was sufficient to give
> a "sudo update-grub" to have /boot/grub/default automatically generated
> and the system booting into Windows again.
> -- 
> Ciao,
> Pino
thank you, i always thought that there should be a command to update
grub, but i used to search for ones starting in grub :P
"grub **TAB**TAB**" , so it's update-grub :)

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net
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