Why does not update-grub detect Fedora 13 installation?
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 1:45 AM, H.S. <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 13/07/10 01:28 AM, Tom H wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 12:37 AM, H.S. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> It is missing the initrd line. Without that line the kernel does not
>>> boot and panics and halts.
>>> I have to put the correct stanza myself in /etc/grub.d/40_custom to get
>>> the correct grub entry which works:
>>> So there still appears to be some problem somewhere.
>> Yes. The Fedora/RHEL initrd names are not recognized by Debian/Ubuntu's grub...
> I see. Could you briefly explain why is that?
Quite frankly, I thought that this had been fixed (I read it on either
the Debian or Ubuntu bug reporting system), but I came across this
problem last year and the script was looking for initrds of the form
"initrd.img-..." and therefore ignored "initramfs..." files.
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