grub2 weirdness

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Aug 26 08:30:39 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 3:55 AM, Andre Robatino
<robatino at> wrote:
> Rob Healey <robhealey1 <at>> writes:
>> When I boot my computer, it shows the list of kernels that are installed and
> could be used...  I take the default of kernel-3.1.0-rc3.git0.0.fc17.x86_64!
>  Grub2 tells me that I am booting from kernel-3.0.1-3.fc16.x86_64 ...
>> I am just curious as of why the discrepancy?-- Sincerely yours,Rob G. Healey
> I've seen that as well - in my case it always shows "Loading Fedora
> (3.0.0-3.fc16.x86_64)" (which was probably my original installed kernel, the
> install was from RC1). It boots into the correct kernel regardless.

That must be the result of grubby duplicating a menuentry stanza when
a new kernel's installed because the stanzas have "echo ..."
statements that are probably not being updated when grubby creates a
new entry.

Could you post your grub.cfg?

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