Grub bug report

Narcis Garcia informatica at
Sun Mar 27 09:24:08 UTC 2016

Do you want to use GRUB With or Without Windows?
Then will you update-grub With or Without Windows HDD plugged?

El 27/03/16 a les 00:26, Ty Young ha escrit:
> 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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