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Re: Grub2 fails to boot from menu entry

It looks like I was hit with bug #601073, removing /boot from the linux and initrd lines fixed it :)


On Sunday 24 October 2010 08:41:02 Diederik de Haas wrote:
> Hello,
> I have grub2 as my bootloader with 2 entries for debian (normal + rescue),
> some entries for memtest and an entry for windows.
> If I boot and select one of the debian entries, it fails saying "File not
> found" (the kernel) and initrd also fails since it needs a kernel.
> When I go to the grub prompt and enter the following lines it works:
> linux	/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem
> root=UUID=14104ecd-4242-45b6-a02f-b2326ec34c54 initrd
> /initrd-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem
> boot
> But the menu entry in grub.cfg is essentially the same except the path to
> vmlinuz and initrd start with /boot/vmlinuz and /boot/initrd respectively.
> My boot partition is /dev/sda1 and my root partition is /dev/sda5.
> I've reinstalled grub-pc, grub-common and linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem
> and rebooted ... fail.
> How come that if I enter the commands at the grub prompt it works, but if I
> select it from the menu it fails?
> And more importantly, what to do about it?
> Thanks in advance,
>   Diederik
> PS: Please CC me as I'm not subscribed to this list.

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