[olug] Installing multiple linux distros...

T. J. Brumfield enderandrew at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 18:29:48 UTC 2009

You could simply change the UUID entries to /dev/sda1 or whatever. But
just using Ubuntu's grub also works.

-- T. J. Brumfield

On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Jay Swackhamer<Jay at reboottheuser.com> wrote:
> The version of grub for centos wouldnt boot with the default UUID
> kernel lines from ubuntu. I didnt look further than that and just
> added the centos lines to the ubuntu conf.
> That way kernel upgrades from ubuntu worked without tweaking, and the
> boot conf just needs to be copied from the cento /boot/grub/grub.conf
> after a kernel update.
> The centos install was only an issue with new hardware support since
> the kernel revision is behind. You will manually have to update
> nic/audio/video drivers for centos if you have newer hardware (< about
> a year old).
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> Quoting Obi-Wan <obiwan at jedi.com>:
>>> Centos 5.3 comes with grub.x86_64.0.97-13.2.  Out of curiosity, what
>>> makes it obsolete/what feature is missing compared to Ubuntu's?
>> I seem to recall reading that grub was the reason that the CentOS
>> live CD won't let you install directly from the live CD.  Newer
>> versions of grub allow this capability.
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