Updating grub menu lst
backup menu.ls: Tux Girl wrote: As a side note, I think it’s important to mention that, if you do manage to completely mess up your [or menu.ls] file to the point that your machine won’t boot, you can fix it by booting into a livecd (like the Ubuntu livecd or Knoppix or DSL or *something*), and then copying your backup [or menu.ls] over while in there.
In fact, this method is great whenever you do something to your system that makes it temporarily unusable.
These options are, however, at either ends of the list.
I also now know why the strace didn't do anything-- I didn't realize update-grub was a shell script! Anything with linux 2.6.22-14 should be able to be removed.You can revise this file for the following reasons: default 0 timeout 10 title Solaris root (hd0,0,a) kernel /platform/i86pc/multiboot -B console=ttya module /platform/i86pc/boot_archive title Solaris failsafe root (hd0,0,a) kernel /boot/multiboot -B console=ttya -s module /boot/x86.#----- second_disk - ADDED BY LIVE UPGRADE - DO NOT EDIT ----- title second_disk root (hd0,1,a) kernel /platform/i86pc/multiboot module /platform/i86pc/boot_archive title second_disk failsafe root (hd0,1,a) kernel /boot/multiboot kernel/unix -s module /boot/x86.miniroot-safe #----- second_disk -------------- END LIVE UPGRADE ------------ title Windows root (hd0,0) chainloader -1 Specifies which item to boot if the timeout expires.To change the default, you can specify another item in the list by changing the number. For example, change the default to 2 to boot automatically to the file lists all the operating systems that are installed on a system.The GRUB bootloader menu allows me to boot into several Ubuntu options or into Win XP.Unless I have to fix something (which I hope I won’t have to), I only ever choose the main Ubuntu option or Win XP.