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Rashkae ubuntu at
Sat Feb 6 00:32:02 UTC 2010

NoOp wrote:
> On 02/05/2010 03:45 PM, NoOp wrote:
> ...
>> I may end up doing one of the above. On the new laptop w/Win7 on it, it
>> picks up the backup/restore partions. While I don't want to permanently
>> eliminate those from grub2, I do prefer to hide them:
>> $ sudo update-grub
>> Generating grub.cfg ...
>> Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-19-generic
>> Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-19-generic
>> Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-18-generic
>> Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-18-generic
>> Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
>> Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1
>> Found Windows Vista (loader) on /dev/sda2 <=== this
>> Found Windows Vista (loader) on /dev/sda3 <=== and this
>> done
> I should also add that this is a fault in the new startupmanager. I
> removed several older kernel images (-17 etc), and although it had been
> set to default to 'Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1' (for my wife's
> convience as she's trying to figure out Win7 for her work), as soon as I
> ran 'sudo update-grub' & rebooted, the default was set to
> vmlinuz-2.6.31-19-generic. I had to run startupmanager again to reset to
> Win7.

so it looks as though start-up manager just changes the grub.cfg file 
that we're not supposed to be editing?? interesting.. I didn't even know 
  about this program, thanks.

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