grub can't find the right location for kernel at boot time

Matthew Walker mwalker at
Fri Jun 27 15:35:13 MDT 2008

On Fri, June 27, 2008 3:31 pm, Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:
> I have a GRUB question > When I reboot my primary mail server machine,
> running etch, it brings up the various kernels and if I just hit enter or
> let it time out and roll forward, it halts.
> I have to hit e on the desired kernel to load, then edit the location, which
> defaults to 2,0. I edit it to 0,0 for the kernel location, and then it
> boots.
> If I run Grub update or whatever it is, it changes it back to the 2,0
> location. How come I have to manually change it and why does it recognize
> where it should look correctly for the kernel?

/boot/grub.conf is the usual spot for this.

Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
LAMP & MU* Specialist

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