New install, no grub. How to boot?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Mar 4 17:10:48 UTC 2008

On 04/03/2008, Rich Rudnick <rich at> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>  > I just installed Heron Alpha5 to sda1, but unchecked "install
>  > bootloader" because I did not want it to interfere with the ability to
>  > boot Feisty (my daily driver) from sda2. Gutsy was previously in sda1,
>  > and before the Heron install I could boot Gutsy from grub.
>  >
>  > How can I configure grub to boot from the Heron install in the
>  > partition where Gutsy was before, which is sda1? I need it to remain
>  > able to boot Feisty from sda2 as well. Thanks in advance.
>  >
> If you can boot into the feisty install (you don't actually say, but it
>  seems like it) run sudo update-grub. This will find all bootable os's
>  and add them to your grub in feisty.

I figured out how to change Grub's kernel version from the Gutsy
version to the Hardy version. This lets Hardy boot. Well, sort of, but
that's a different problem and a different thread.

Dotan Cohen

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