Issues after installing Ubuntu Studio Natty 64-bit

Scott Lavender scottalavender at gmail.com
Thu May 26 21:35:32 UTC 2011


On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>wrote:

> On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 10:52 -0600, Gustin Johnson wrote:
> > On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 8:10 AM, Ralf Mardorf
> > <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >> > The GRUB menu entries also, as usual, are a PITA.
> > >>
> > >> Again, quite intriguing. How are they a pain?
> > >
> > > # cd /boot/grub
> > > # cp -pr grub.cfg grub.cfg.natty
> > > # update-grub2
> > > # cp -pr grub.cfg grub.cfg.bad
> > > # cp -pr grub.cfg.natty grub.cfg
> > >
> > > See attachments, "video", screen resolution, wanted entries differ
> > > between what I need (manually edited, grub.cfg) and what is
> > > auto-generated (grub.cfg.bad). This can be much more worse. I tided up
> > > my HDDs, before I did this, there were a billion distros listed, that
> > > were not installed anymore.
> >
> > Manually editing grub.cfg is bad.  Please RTFM.
> >
>
> Without editing it, the menu here would be unusable. The files that
> should be edited can't be used to set up a good grub.cfg.
>
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I think under GRUB2 users are encouraged to create additional menu entry
files rather than edit the grub.cfg file manually.

After running update-grub2 the grub.cfg file is updated to include the
additional menu entries.

I could be mistaken however.

ScottL
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