Where is menu.lst for 10.04?

Tim Henderson bizdev at pwnspeak.com
Thu Jul 29 18:02:29 UTC 2010

> I want to add an item to the kernel line in menu.lst. However, I don't
> seem to have a menu.lst file in the 10.04 installation. 10.04 was a
> clean install into an empty partition. I have 8.04 still installed on
> another partition and it contains /boot/grub/menu.lst. A search for
> menu.lst in 10.04 returns only
> /usr/share/doc/memtest86+/examples/grub-menu.lst. Apparently things are
> done differently in 10.04 than I remember from earlier installations. I
> would appreciate any advice or links to advice.

10.04 uses Grub2 which does not implement menu.lst.  More info:


Check out the heading "Custom Menu Entries".

Tim H.

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