Not all kernels show up in Grub boot menu

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Wed Jun 2 01:15:56 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 19:04 -0500, Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
> almost by inspiration, I looked at /boot/grub/grub.conf and 
> /boot/grub/menu.lst (which as you know is a symlink
> to /boot/grub/grub.conf)
> Guess what?  both of the files in the "/boot/grub" directory have only
> two kernel entries. Also, "/etc/grub.conf" is it's own file, not
> linked in any way to what appears on the boot menu.

Hmm, don't know how you managed that.  But one problem I've seen people
come across is having a boot partition that's not always mounted, and
they start creating files in the /boot directory where it's normally

[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r

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