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Old 03-09-2007, 08:23 PM   #1
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grub issues: dual boot Debian i386 & Debian amd64

My machine has 64-bit support so I figured I'd give it a go, installing a 64-bit debian on one partition and keeping the working i386 debian on another.

So I installed the amd64 version (using it now), but now grub only lists this one when I boot up. It also lists Ubuntu, which is still there on yet another partition but I can't choose between my two debians. The installer did say that both Ubuntu 6.06 and Debian 4.0 were detected.

I didn't erase the old partition, it's just not showing. Is there a way to resolve this short of editing /boot/grub/menu.lst manually, so that things like the "debian automagic kernel list" when new kernels are installed are not broken?
Old 03-09-2007, 08:41 PM   #2
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No, but if you edit it manually as long as you add it under the ### END DEBIAN AUTOMAGIC KERNELS LIST it will not remove them.


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