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Old 09-21-2007, 11:51 AM   #1
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GRUB showing 6 operating systems

I recently updated openSUSE 10.2 with the internet. It looked like it was a kernal update of something. Now when I go to GRUB it shows 6 operating systems. Two versions of the updated openSUSE to boot, two versions of the failsafe of openSUSE to boot, something called Xen or Zen, and Windows. Whats wrong?
Old 09-21-2007, 12:29 PM   #2
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nothing is wrong : you updated your kernel, thus got a new grub entry end failsafe entry for it. Your previous kernel (and failsafe) has been kept, just in case the new one causes you more problems than good. Thats four, Xen is a virtal machine (like qemu and vmware), but I never used it (nor suse for that matter), an thus have no idea of the use of a grub entry.

Old 09-21-2007, 12:33 PM   #3
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Whats wrong?
Probably nothing!

Are your two kernels really the same version?
My grub usually shows both a normal(multiuser) and single user entry for each kernel I have installed and a windows if there is one.

Edit: Serafean beat me with a few minutes.

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