Adding Fedora15 to F16alpha grub2 menu

Petrus de Calguarium pgueckel at
Thu Aug 25 18:15:56 UTC 2011

Joachim Backes wrote:

> On 08/25/2011 04:36 PM, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
>> Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> my grub.cfg (using chainloader) entry for F15 (after installing 
>> in
>>> F15 and installing then in F15 the grub2 bootloader to /dev/sda7):
>>> menuentry 'Fedora 15' --class fedora --class gnu-linux --class gnu
>>> --class os {
>>> set root=(hd0,7)
>>> chainloader +1
>>> }
>> I never knew chainloader could be used for linux. I have seen it 
>> windows and for ploppy disks, but I will give it a try.
> Check it! I use this since some Fedora generations to run multiple
> fedoras on one hd. No problems!
Sorry to say, but I got nowhere with that. Nothing happened. It is 
definitely interesting in it's perfect simplicity and would be 
preferred, if it worked, for that reason.

How are you supposed to tell grub2 to look into the /boot directory 
for the kernel and initram?

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