grub2 and Previous Linux versions submenu

Evan Huus eapache at
Thu Apr 12 13:06:53 UTC 2012

It's not a simple switch exactly, but:

Those entries are generated by the shell script /etc/grub.d/10_linux
I believe your best choice at this point is to edit that file so that it
doesn't create the submenu.


On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 5:36 AM, Christoph Mathys <eraserix at>wrote:

> Since some time grub started to hide old kernel entries. This is
> usually a good thing. However, on work we routinly boot
> older/different kernels and its tedious to always navigate into
> "Previous Linux versions" and choose the correct kernel. Is there a
> simple switch that disables the new-style grub menu?
> Christoph
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