Sticky GRUB problem
fmccormick at videotron.ca
Sat Sep 23 23:15:27 UTC 2006
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On Sat, 23 Sep 2006 23:16:53 +0100
Tony Arnold <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> I think the real answer to this is to have a separate partition
> for /boot which is common to both Dapper and Edgy (note, I've never
> tried this).
> At the moment, you have two copies of /boot, one in the Dapper partition
> and one in the Edgy partition. When you upgrade Edgy, it will update the
> menu.lst stuff in its /boot, if you upgrade Dapper it will do the same
> in its /boot.
Yeah, that's what I was afraid of:) Guess I'll just continue cut/paste.
Actually now that Dapper is (sort of) stable, it won't be that big of a problem.
> You should be able to have a single /boot partition. You will have
> images for both Dapper and Edgy in there and a long grub menu allowing
> you to boot from any one of these.
Sounds like THE solution.
> Like I say, never tried it and I don't know if there are any gotchas. Of
> course, it means (probably) re-installing everything and re-partitioning
> which you maybe do not want to do!
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