[Techtalk] grub

Robyn Willison robyn at robynspcs.com
Fri Aug 29 01:41:55 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 03:41 +0530, Mani A wrote:
> 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
What is chainload and what do I have to put in menu.lst and where. The
grub man files don't have anything on menu.lst


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