uuid changes- not updated in grub2

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Thu Jul 30 08:41:42 UTC 2009

Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 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
Sorry, should be Bruce I was replying to. Was writing to you earlier so 
was tripped up.

Bruce, what was the bug number that you filed?
I filed a new bug report for this.

Goh Lip

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