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Re: new kernel but doesn't show up in grub at system boot



On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 23:01:41 -0500, Jim <lawrence jim gmail com> wrote:
> i logged in as root
> 
> searched for the file
> here is the message i recieved
> Could not open the document "grub.conf"
> The document doesn't exist.
> also   in the type of file it said  "link (broken)"
> in my /etc folder it is there but it has a green arrow pointing up  on
> the top right corner
> 
> 
> On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 21:42:43 -0600, Jonathan Berry <berryja gmail com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 22:24:06 -0500, Jim <lawrence jim gmail com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 19:04:37 -0800, Rich Burroughs <rich paranoid org> wrote:
> > > > Jim wrote:
> > > > > well have a new problem,
> > > > > got all updated   yeah!!!!  :) :) :)
> > > > > now i have 2 kernels installed,   cool so i rebooted, to "Test" the
> > > > > new kernel, but it isn't showing up in the list of   Operating systems
> > > > > i can boot into ...
> > > > > What gives now???
> > > >
> > > > Is it in your grub.conf? You probably just need to add an entry for it
> > > > there and then run grub-install. The grub files are usually all under /boot.
> > > >
> > > > Rich
> > > >
> > > > --
> > >
> > > under the /boot folder yes the kernel is listed,,,  but the grub.conf
> > > i do a  search for
> > > and isn't found
> >
> > You can get at your grub.conf in either the /boot/grub/ or /etc/
> > directories.  Or if you prefer, you can edit it as /boot/grub/menu.lst
> >  They are all the same file.  Edit it and see if there are entries for
> > each of the kernels.  Also, are you seeing the list of entries?  FC3
> > defaults to a "hiddenmenu" view that hides all the entries until you
> > hit a key.  FC3 also defaults to booting the newest kernel that was
> > install (which is annoying if you don't boot Fedora by default).  If
> > you installed the kernel update, then it should create an entry.  If
> > not, just copy the old one and change the numbers around to point to
> > the new one.
> > Oh, please note: there is no need to run grub-install (as Rich said)
> > if grub is working, ie if grub loads.  Changes to grub.conf do not
> > require a reinstall.
> >
> > Jonathan
> >
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> 
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> James Lawrence
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> 


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