Hardy->Karmic booting locked-room mystery

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 00:42:42 GMT 2010


2010/1/15 Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at gmail.com>:

> Karmic uses Grub 2 only for new installations.  If you are doing an
> upgrade to Karmic, it should have kept it at Grub 1.  At least it did
> for me for a Jaunty to Karmic upgrade; I have no idea if that same
> logic applies for a Hardy to Karmic upgrade, which I believes is not a
> supported upgrade path.


Ubuntu is deeply, deeply incompetent with regards to dist-upgrades, in
any case, including the "supported" ones, so that's not really a
relevant consideration.

The question is how to get grub to tell there's actually a disk there.


- d.



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