grub2 weirdness

Rob Healey robhealey1 at
Fri Aug 26 19:20:58 UTC 2011

Dear Tom H.

I must apologize, I do not know where to find the grub2.conf file?

Sincerely yours,
Rob G. Healey

From: Tom H <tomh0665 at>
To: For testing and quality assurance of Fedora releases <
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Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 04:30:39 -0400
Subject: Re: grub2 weirdness
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
> could be used...  I take the default of kernel-3.1.0-rc3.git0.0.fc17.
>  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.
> 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,
> 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?

Sincerely yours,
Rob G. Healey

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