a tale of 2 distros

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Sun Aug 12 23:18:31 UTC 2007

On Sunday 12 August 2007, James Takac wrote:
> Was trialing another distro on another pc and it wiped the grub for the
> ubuntu install (PCLinuxOS was being tried). Ubuntu was still there but not
> being seen. I recovered the ubuntu boot via advice I was given earlier on
> recovering grub. Now my q is can I use grub somehow to find the kernels of
> the other distro and add them into the boot menu? I'm actually in the
> process of trying out a number of OS's Belenix, Shillix, PCLinuxOS, etc and
> trying to get the pc to be able to boot between them

Sure....   if you know where they are, manually add a boot entry into 
the /boot/grub/menu.lst   Just look at what is there and change the entries.

Some of the parameters might be different but it should work.

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