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Old 02-01-2017, 02:34 PM   #1
Blixtrande
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[Solved] Attempting to update grub results in error "no such file or directory"


Relatively new to linux, using a fresh install of Solus 1.2.1.

Edited /etc/default/grub, saved it using ctrl+O, and exited using ctrl+X.

I was then going to reboot after using "sudo update-grub", but when I press enter, i get the following error:

"/usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: line 232: /boot/grub/grub.cfg.new: No such file or directory"

I have no idea why I'm getting this error. Any help would be appreciated.

Edit: Got around this by creating a new directory /boot/grub which didn't exist. update-grub worked after this.

Last edited by Blixtrande; 02-01-2017 at 02:44 PM. Reason: solved problem
 
Old 02-03-2017, 12:23 AM   #2
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Just out of curiosity what did you add to the /etc/default/grub file?

If you installed a newer kernel the /boot/grub/grub.cfg will be overwritten and you will loose your changes.
 
  


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