Multibooting with Grub2

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Oct 28 04:59:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:28 AM, Doug <dmcgarrett at> wrote:
> Because I had trouble with Ubuntu's grub since 10.04--it didn't see all
> installed Linuxes,
> it had a miserably small non-gui font, and it gave you about 2 seconds
> to choose
> among the os's that it did show, I wound up using the grub from one of
> the other
> Linux os's on the machine--PCLINUXOS.  It solves all the problems, and
> with its
> available configuration without going into the CLI, you can delete the
> "extra" Ubuntu
> listings.  (With one version of Ubuntu, I had about 8 listings on the
> boot screen.)
> The only problem is, Ubuntu doesn't like it.  If you go to upgrade
> Ubuntu, it gags
> on PCLos grub.  The heck with that.  I have Ubuntu because of a class I
> am taking,
> and if it gives me trouble, at the end of the class, Ubuntu may end
> also--we'll see.
> The PCLos grub can be installed from the live PCLos disk, I don't know
> that you need
> the rest of the os, altho you might find you like it.  I do.
>  From the PCLos menus: More applications>Configuration>Redo MBR

Many thanks for trolling...

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