uuid changes- not updated in grub2

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 07:51:59 UTC 2009


On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 6:34 AM, Goh Lip<g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> Bruce Marshall wrote:
>
>>
>> Grub2 has problems with uuid's.   I recently installed the grub2 pkg on jaunty
>> and it changed the:
>>
>> uuid  <long string for uuid)
>>
>> in grub1's menu.lst to:
>>
>> root  <same long string for uuid>
>>
>> in both the menu.lst and in the grub.cfg files.
>>
>> This left my machine unbootable.
>>
>> I have reported this bug which was a dupe of a similar bug.   Just a warning
>> to those who might want to try grub2 but still keep grub1 working.
>>
>
> Jonas, the grub2  setup mechanism appears different in Hardy and Karmic.
> I do not have Jaunty to know how it works.

Not me your replying to I guess ;-)

As for the uuid/root problems in Jaunty I just deleted the root line
and I was able to boot.

/ Jonas




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