Ubuntu Grub loader doesnt reflect /boot/grub/menu.lst

I am new so excuse me if this has been discussed before. I tried looking around but cannot find a solution.My /boot/grub/menu.lst is updated after I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. But the boot loader shows me my previous linux kernels 2.6.35-22 instead of 2.6.38-8. I have used the command sudo update-gru ...

Lines from grub menu.lst Debian install

Posted a problem with Grub, where I installed Debian on top of Ubuntu and Windows XP. Was able to solve part of problem by using Super Grub CD. The Grub entries for Ubuntu and XP were restored. The problem I have now is the Grub entry for Debian returns a error code. Below is entry in Grub menu.lst ...

Ubuntu make permanent changes in the file /boot/grub/menu.lst after the installation

I have seen a few threads on this, but I still don't know what to do. I had to use F6 (other options) to get the CD to install. The website says I'll need to "make permanent changes in the file /boot/grub/menu.lst after the installation has completed." What changes do I make? How do I make ...

Ubuntu 10.10 Where's my /boot/grub/menu.lst file gone?

Yesterday I installed 10.10 as dual boot with Puppy Linux on my Sony PCG-FX109K laptop. On this machine I need to boot with acpi=off which I can do by editing the grub menu when booting. Because there is a problem getting the boot sequence past the login sequence (see another post) I am trying to ac ...

Ubuntu /boot/grub/menu.lst is blank when I open it in gedit- WHY?

okay, so today I need to edit menu.lst, so I open terminal and type sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lstgedit opens, and presents a blank document... WTF?Why is it doing that? Is it normal? How do I fix it?Thx in advance-tacotime ...

/boot/grub/menu.lst

im following the instructions on this page for a network installation. I got to the point where it says to configure /boot/grub/menu.lst, but I can't find it, it's not there. What should I do?EDIT:I have mandrake linux on that comp, if that makes a difference. ...

Ubuntu Permanent changes in file /boot/grub/menu.lst

Hi, this weekend I revived my old and useless laptop with ubuntu and now it works very well. However, when I installed I had to use the bootparameters to make it work and every time I start my computer I have to re-enter them to make ubutu launch correctly. On the webbpage It says that I should make ...

Ubuntu Can't find /boot/grub/menu.lst

I just tried to clean up my grub bootloader since it's become very cluttered, but I couldn't follow this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/clean-up-ubuntu-grub-boot-menu-after-upgrades/ because I can't find the /boot/grub/menu.lst. I went through the terminal and couldn't find it and also ...

Ubuntu Edit edit "/boot/grub/menu.lst" file in windows xp

At first, I had my keyboard connected to a ps/2 port so it worked upon startup. That port broke in addition to my original usbs, so now it's connected through a PCI usb card. The problem is that it doesn't work on startup, so I can't choose between windows or Ubuntu when GRUB asks me to choose an OS ...

Ubuntu /boot/grub/menu.lst???

I just installed a ubuntu 9.10, i have a dual boot of vista and ubuntu. Now i want to edit the boot menu list. But i cant find the /boot/grub/menu.lst in the newer version. How can i edit it ?? ...

what does defoptions=quiet in boot/grub/menu.lst mean ?

What does defoptions=quiet in /boot/grub/menu.lst mean ? ...

trying to rebuild a server from grub/menu.lst

I have a network installation working perfectly. I can install over pxe without any problems at all.What I need to do is the following.I have a server that has already been installed via pxe. We use this server for testing and we need to rebuild it all the time.So instead of having to walk into the ...

Ubuntu My changes in grub menu.lst keep disappearing (jaunty)

folks, am having some trouble with parts of my /boot/grub/menu.lst file that keep being reset to default.I am trying to reduce the default list of kernels being displayed on bootup by changing the howmany option to 1, rather than it's current 7.When I change ## controls how many kernels should be pu ...

Editing Grub Menu.lst on Ubuntu 9.10 64 Bit, Dell Studio 1555

Hi, I am having a dell studio 1555 with Intel core 2 duo 6500, 4 GB ram and 320 Gig HDD. it came with Vista home premium 64 bit. I installed ubuntu 9.10 64 alongside it with dual boot. The system works great. Wifi, bluetooth everything working out of box in ubuntu. the only problem is then i am not ...

Grub Menu Editing (Not found /boot/grub/menu.lst)

My laptop is multi boot (xp,Fedora 10, Mint 7 & Ubuntu 9.10)Since Ubuntu was the last OS I installed, it controls the grub, so to speak. It uses the Ubunut grub menu. I hope I explained that part well Anyway,when I edit (nano /boot/grub/menu.lst)it opens the nano editor page BUT without any info ...

Ubuntu Grub Error 2 with empty sudo nano /boot/grub/menu.lst

So I installed Ubuntu 9.04 64 bit and everything seemed fine. I transferred all of my data onto the hard drive from my flash drive, ran the update manager, installed ubuntu restricted extras and enabled restricted drivers. (I've been running ubuntu since 7.04 so this is pretty routine) Then after ma ...

/boot/grub/menu.lst is BLANK

after recent Ubuntu 10.10 updates when restarted my Comp it showed Ubuntu Linux generic-paeUbuntu Linux generic-pae (recovery-mode)Ubuntu Linux generic-paeUbuntu Linux generic-pae (recovery-mode) Memory testMenory test console...winXpas Ubuntu Linux generic-pae line was shown Twice i wanted to remov ...

Ubuntu edited /boot/grub/menu.lst but enters memtest by default

i have edited /boot/grub/menu.lst ... thought i have not changed the default num ...it loads into memtest rather than ubuntu...now i can not boot into ubuntuthe prime reason for editing that file was to make my grub menu appear simple !so i commented somthing similar to this ..#title Ubuntu 8.04, ke ...

Ubuntu Debian equivalent of /boot/grub/menu.lst????

Brief explanation. I'm preparing to install Debian Lenny for a friend in a dual boot with Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS. I've tried the Lenny live CD on his machine and have burned and tested the net-install CD, and have his machine hooked up to my DSL (no router, so I can only run his machine or mine - no bigg ...

/boot/grub/menu.lst does not exist??

Just installed ubuntu 2 days ago... however I have already got a kernel update, so my boot menu has 2 linux kernels, memtest, and windows 7. I'm trying to remove the extra (old) kernel entries (and from the disk if possible - don't know how this works) but all tutorials I can find involve editing /b ...

Ubuntu How can I access boot/grub/menu.lst from Live CD?

No urgency here, I found a way to "fix it", but there has to be a better and easier way!I made a stupid mistake last night!I deleted some partitions to reinstall Vista on a friends dual-boot machine and I thought I'd pre-planned properly as far as editing the /boot/grub/menu.lst.Well, I wa ...

Ubuntu GRUB, menu.lst, number of kernel entries

I don't understand some basics of boot/grub/menu.lst.There is one line like this:### BEGIN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LISTI think I understand that BEFORE this line I can specify, on uncommented lines (not beginning with # or ##) how GRUB works. I can for example set the time for how long the start-menu is s ...

Ubuntu no /boot/grub/menu.lst - how to change default boot?

I have Xubuntu Xfce 4 installed on a Dell laptop with Windows. I would like to either change the default boot OS, or eliminate the timeout (do nothing until I tell it to).All of the advice I find on this subject says to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst, however, that file does not exist on my system.Can any ...

Ubuntu Change GRUB boot order: no /boot/grub/menu.lst file

i am trying to change the boot order on the GRUB menu so that the countdown automatically starts on an older kernel. From what i can see all the solutions on the web want me to edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst file. The problem is that i don't have one. Someone also mentioned that if i don't have a menu ...

Ubuntu 10.1: What has replaced grub/menu.lst?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 (freshly installed, no Wubi) on a PC, dual-booting with WinXP. In the last couple of versions, I used the file /boot/grub/menu.lst for two important functions: One was to set the startup delay for the boot menu; the default is 10 seconds, but I find 1 second is enough. The se ...

Ubuntu Where is grub menu.lst?

Sadly I have to install windows XP in order to play Ultima Online via Razor. Razor wont work with wine, nor crossover for some reason, even with .NET installed. And, my virtual box windows keeps locking up the game after I login.. So there is some weird issue going on. So anyway, I need to install W ...

Ubuntu GRUB menu.lst

I have installed Ubuntu Linux OS on my computer. and it is using GRUB 1.98, I have problem in GRUB Boot order.. I want to edit Grub boot order but /boot/grub/menu.lst does not exist?? what should i do?? thanks for those who will help... they said i can do this in grub.cfg.. but im scared to edit it ...

Ubuntu /boot/grub/menu.lst (Linux Mint 9 - Isadora)

This is another great ACPI based problem:I'm using a Toshiba Satellite L505-GS5035 with Linux Mint 9 (Isadora) 64-bit. Upon startup I get the typical acpi/kernel errors. So, I updated the BIOS to the newest and set the boot option "acpi=off".This has allowed me to start a live USB of the O ...

Ubuntu Grub Menu.lst

I want to remove the default boot time from grub, I created /boot/grub/menu.lst, but I'm unsure what I can put in here to remove the countdown. ...

Ubuntu /Boot/grub/Menu.lst

Hi, I am trying to dual-boot windows xp with Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu installed first) and I'm following a tutorial (http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_linux_and_windows_xp_linux_instal led_first.htm?page=2) and it has said for me to back up /Boot/grub/Menu.lst but when I go to back it up using sud ...

Ubuntu /boot/grub/menu.lst doesn't exsit

I want to change my default boot to Vista.I follow https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GrubHowto/ChangeDefaultOSI try gksudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lstHowever, it is an empty text file.I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTSAnything I had missed out? ...

Ubuntu Permissions to change and save /boot/grub/menu.lst

SOLVEDI have several Ubuntu OS, but I always install 9.04 last so that I can get Grub Legacy which works better with my Windows 7 64 bit than Grub 2. I wish to edit and save /boot/grub/menu.lst on the 9.04 OS. When I attempt to do this I get an error stating that I do not have the permissions necess ...

Ubuntu Cannot edit Grub menu.lst in 10.04??

guys, I am newish to linux. I am trying out the new Ubuntu 10.04, but when I try to edit the menu.lst for Grub it just comes up with a blank text page??I am putting in "sudo gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst" but a blank page appears. Am I doing it right? All I want to do is remove a couple of rog ...

Copy of GRUB Menu.lst for Ubuntu 9.10

This may seem like a strange request but please bear with me (as I'm a newbie)...Recently I installed (then unistalled) Startup Manager (SM) because I wanted to have a play with changing my Splash screen at startup ...Subsequently when rebooting into Ubuntu I got an 'Undefined Video Mode Number:307' ...

Ubuntu Can't find /boot/grub/menu.lst

I primarily need to remove several listings from my boot menu. After many updates and upgrades the list is HUGE. I know you can edit the grub menu.lst file, but I don't have one... ls /boot/grub/ result:915resolution.mod efiemu64.o lspci.mod reiserfs.modacpi.mod efiemu.mod lvm.mod scsi.modaffs.mod e ...

Ubuntu where is /boot/grub/menu.lst?

I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop after not having Ubuntu for a while. I have it installed to dual boot with Windows Vista and want to set Vista as the default Operating System to boot when the computer is turned on. I went to the terminal and put in the following correct comman for Ubu ...

Ubuntu no /boot/grub/menu.lst

I am using 9.10 and dont have a grub menu.lst. I need it to dual boot my ubuntu and xp please help ...

Ubuntu No /boot/grub/menu.lst and how to I set Windows as default?

I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my wife's laptop. Since she is so excited about Windows 7, she wants it to be the default boot option in GRUB. But I can't find /boot/grub/menu.lst which feels quite weired. Have the grub setting files been changed since earlier releases of Ubuntu? How to I make ...

Ubuntu Help! I edited /boot/grub/menu.lst and now I can't boot!

I was trying to change the resolution of the tty consoles, so I followed this post http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=215566 and edited /boot/grub/menu.lstI added the following line:# defoptions=vga=795 resume=/hda5and added a "#" before the line that looked like the one before.Sever ...

Ubuntu Grub - menu.lst - how to add next os on another hdd

I've just a lil problem:In our family, we have two removable hdds (Me and my fother)..Both are 160GB-ish, but one is SATA (I think) and one... idk, but it's a little bit older type.. :DMy hdd (newer) has two os : Ubuntu Jaunty and <caught>horrible</caught> Wirus Vista (dualboot) (on hd0, ...

Ubuntu Grub menu.lst help required

-- I've got a triple-boot, Lenny, XP, and Puppy Linux, set up on an older pavilion laptop, and I've lost access to XP.It was working, then I had to resize the Debian partition, and tried to make XP, (cringe), the default in grub. Now I get error 27, an invalid command.Debian and Puppy are still ok, ...

Kubuntu Grub Menu.lst Problem

How do I get root access to Grub? I want to configure some stuff in menu.lst but the ubuntu command doesn't work in kubuntu, I tried other commands but when trying to save I get this error:"The document could not be saved, as it was not possible to write to /boot/grub/menu.lst.Check that you ha ...

Ubuntu grub menu.lst adding winXp to it

I just reformatted and reloaded my system with a winxp partition, I restored from a back up but I do not know the syntax to put in the /boot/grub/menu.lst to get it to see the new3 XP partition. My device is xp hda2, ubuntu hda1 and fedora hda4. ubuntu and Fedora work fine. But i get an error on the ...

Ubuntu writing the right entry in /boot/grub/menu.lst

all,cant help but play with other linux distros:-$anyway i installed slackware 12.2 to /dev/sda3 with the swap on /dev/sda5.ubuntu is installed on /dev/sda1,i dont know what happened to /dev/sda2 ?now ive done this before but for the life of me i cant remember how :oops:here is what i have in /boot/ ...

Ubuntu One got to love a Live CD/DVD !! Fixing a borked grub menu.lst

Recently (after finally getting my wireless up & running) did an sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude upgradeWhich nicely updated my system but reported that I had a custom grub menu.lst and whether I wanted to keep that instead of the new one? I choosed to keep my old one. So far so go ...

Ubuntu Linux-image update install-not showing up in GRUB menu.lst

I had a Kernel Panic during the install of Linux image 2.6.24-22 (.45)I rebooted into recovery, dropped to root, ran dpkg --configure -a and it finished the job, however, the GRUB menu.lst was not up dated.default 0timeout 10title Ubuntu 8.04.1, kernel 2.6.24-21-genericroot (hd0,1)kernel /boot/vmlin ...

Ubuntu Can I recover my grub menu lst?

I was trying to backup the grub menu lst file but I seem to typed the wrong code and deleted it. :( Just wondering is there anyway to recover the menu.lst without reinstalling ubuntu?Some information: (hope it helps)Window Vista (Installed first)Ubuntu 8.102 partitions (first one for vista and secon ...

Ubuntu editing "/boot/grub/menu.lst" to dual boot vista

I'm a noob so sorry in advance.I have two sata HDDs, one with vista and now one with ubuntu.I can no longer boot up in Vista since installing ubuntu, vista is on the hard drive called "sda1".I tried adding the following to /boot/grub/menu.lsttitle Vistaroot (sd0,0)chainloader +1It saysErro ...

Ubuntu Corrupted: boot/grub/menu.lst

In an effort to take away some of the ubuntu boot options. (I had like six option to boot Ubuntu that all seemed to be the same) I went in to edit my boot/grub/menu.lst.I was an idiot and I deleted the parts that appeared to be the extra duplicate options, and now the one the two options I have duri ...

Ubuntu how do i open grub menu.lst in XP

yes, i am trying to boot ubuntu from my EXT HDD on my Xp computer, how do i open the grub menu.lst file and what do i add to the entry ...