[Techtalk] double installation of Ubuntu and grub

Roberta Gallini regina.amazzone at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 21:54:36 UTC 2007

> I believe Ubuntu automatically creates GRUB menu entries when you install new
> kernels. If it doesn't, they are easy to add manually.

I know that it does, but will the Grub create them also in the "other"

I mean, I know that in the Edgy installation the grub will be updated,
but will it function also in the "other" grub on the dapper partition?

> > 3) If I erase the Dapper installation presently "presiding" over the
> > boot, the computer would start with the Edgy installation and its own
> > grub?
> >
> No, not if your current /boot/grub/menu.lst is in the Dapper root partition.
> But you can easily restore GRUB from a bootable Linux CD if you wipe out
> Dapper.

How do I do this?

I know how to restore the MBR in WIndows, but in linux I'm afraid I
don't know how.

Thank you for your answers.

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