Grub Grief aGain
g.lip at gmx.com
Mon Jul 19 15:35:23 UTC 2010
On Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:25:26 +0800
Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:05:58 +0100
> Dave Howorth <dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Hi, I'm having a bit more trouble with grub again. I've a box with
> > both Ubuntu and openSUSE on various disks, using Ubuntu's grub2 to
> > control booting. It was working fine but now grub is giving me 'you
> > need to load the kernel first' errors when I try to boot openSUSE.
> > I can still boot into Ubuntu (karmic) and I can see the partition
> > that contains openSUSE. I've rerun update-grub but that didn't
> > solve the problem. I'm stuck for ideas as to what might be wrong
> > (perhaps because it's Monday?), so I'd be grateful for any ideas
> > what to try next.
> It would really help if you can explain what changed from "It was
> working fine" to "but now grub is giving me 'you...."; for
> example...new kernel update of openSuse? etc..
> o list partitions of /, /boot, if any, of Ubuntu and OpenSuse.
> o grub version of opensuse
> o kernel numbers of ubuntu and suse
> o initrd of suse (have not used suse for a long time)
My message was sent prematurely, do this at ubuntu and see if this woks
sudo grub-install /dev/sda
Regards - Goh Lip
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