Hardy->Karmic booting locked-room mystery

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 01:42:20 GMT 2010

2010/1/15 Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>:

>  - learn to write the special magic config file in /etc/grub or
> somewhere that GRUB2 reads its info from and writes its own magic
> non-human-readable not-to-be-edited *real* config file

This is actually pretty easy - it generates a textual grub.conf as we know it!

>  - do what i did on Mint 8, tho' it felt scary: uninstall grub2,
> reinstall grub1. This did actually work fine, with no incident. On a
> triple-boot PC.

The catch there is how to boot the Ubuntu partition at all. If I can
get that far, I'm fine.

- d.

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