[CentOS] I need help with GRUB

Sadaruwan Samaraweera slinuxworld at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 04:31:47 UTC 2008


On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 09:47 +0530, Sadaruwan Samaraweera wrote:
> > Hello,
>
> >    And the problem that I'm having is with my two Linux distros. Ive
> > installed CentOS & Windows in my SATA HDD and I've used my complete
> > 40GB PATA HDD for Ubuntu. Well all OS's work fine with out any
> > problems but when I want to boot into CentOS I've to select the SATA
> > as my booting HDD from the BIOS if I want to go to Ubuntu the I've to
> > select my PATA as the default HDD from the menu. So what I want to do
> > is I need to add Both distros in to one GRUB boot loader and the other
> > thing is that both grubs that I've on both HDD s only detects the
> > windows Partition not the Linux partion. So I need to to know how to
> > add bothe Linux versions I've into one GRUB. I want to use the SATA
> > HDD as my default HDD.
>
> You'll want to merge the grub boot stanzas into one file, apply it to
> one (or both) of the drives, and keep it in sync when you do kernel
> updates (because those affect the grub menu)... This way, you won't have
> to change the BIOS setting.
>
>        -I
>
OK, thx for the quick reply but I realy don't know how to do that can any
one help on that note.

Thank you
Sadaruwan
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