[ubuntu-uk] slightly OT - Suse boot menu configuration

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 21:10:08 GMT 2007

On 16/03/07, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> But then I installed suse into an empty partition, and suse worked
> fine, but boy, did it screw up the other choices!
> I have spend some hours sorting it out (limited knowledge, improving
> fast). The yast boot editor was not acting consistently nor was it
> allowing an easy full edit facility. It was also not apparently
> possible to edit the file menu.1st directly.
> I am not very sure why this episode has been so confusing for suse
> yast. Maybe there were too many kernels, or something. But the lack of
> full edit facility when the chips were down was a real pain.

Might have something to do with the extra comments that Debian-based
distros add into menu.lst to automagically handle kernel upgrades.

Just a thought. I've never used Suse.


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