Grub bug report

Ty Young bluesoviet at
Sat Mar 26 23:26:27 UTC 2016

Sent this earlier with an image attached but the size was too big and it 
needed to be approved by a mod. I'll just include a link instead...

On 03/25/2016 03:40 AM, Narcis Garcia wrote:
> I suppose the only thing to seem disappeared is GRUB's menu (hidden to
> be more precise).
> If you already boot to GNU/Linux (Ubuntu), the command "update-grub"
> will rebuild menu's entries with plugged volumes that have operating
> systems.

I removed my Windows HDD and did update-grub and I can still boot into 
Ubuntu Gnome. This is what it gave for output, if it helps any:

> El 25/03/16 a les 08:12, Ty Young ha escrit:
>> On 03/25/2016 01:58 AM, Tim wrote:
>>> On 25/03/16 17:12, Ty Young wrote:
>>>> I've personally never used update-grub before, so unless the command
>>>> was given by an update, no.
>>> Yes it will get triggered by system updates from time to time, so it
>>> would be worth trying and see if breaks things. A reproducible bug is
>>> much
>>> better than one that says "things break after a random reboot"!
>> Just update-grub? No special arguments/options? I'll try that tomorrow
>> and see what happens.
>> Yeah, sorry about that. I said that because I have no clue what could be
>> causing it. I hadn't installed any grub updates in a long time and I've
>> only recently upgraded the kernel to 4.5, the only times I would think
>> update-grub would run.
>> I swear this has happened without even installing updates before though.
>> Guess I'll found out tomorrow when I run it...
>>>> I run Windows 7 and Ubuntu Gnome on separate hard drives. I had
>>>> unplugged the Windows 7 HDD for the boot-repair.
>>>> Don't think so since it happens when restarting from Ubuntu Gnome and
>>>> never from Windows 7 to Ubuntu Gnome if the option was there before
>>>> restarting Ubuntu Gnome.
>>> OK, its probably not from windows then
>>>> If it matters any, I get a duplicate UEFI entry for Ubuntu, named
>>>> after the hard drive model(Model: ST3750528AS). If i select it, the
>>>> screen
>>>> flashes blue and enters grub as normal(or looks normal, anyway).
>>> I don't have any UEFI hardware still, so not entirely sure about this.
>>> But I believe the UEFI entries are added by the OS, maybe you can use
>>> efibootmgr to remove the dupe. No idea if this is causing your issues
>>> though.

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