[Techtalk] grub

Mani A a.mani.cms at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 22:11:15 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Robyn Willison <robyn at robynspcs.com> wrote:
> I have 3 os's on my desktop pc Vista, Ubuntu 8.04 and Debian from
> Scratch. How do I stop Ubuntu and Debian from fighting over Grub? If I
> update a Debian kernel then it uses it's own menu.lst file instead of
> the Ubuntu one which is the main one.
> Does this make sense to anyone?
Install the grub of Debian to its root partition and that of Ubuntu's
to the MBR.
Adjust the Ubuntu's grub.conf/menu.lst as you want. E.g chainload Debian's Grub


Install Ubuntu's Grub to MBR and use that to boot the Debian kernel
directly too.


A. Mani

A. Mani
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