memtest grub entry does not run on 32-bit

Bug #424506 reported by Chris Hollenbeck on 2009-09-04
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
memtest86+ (Debian)
Fix Released
memtest86+ (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The "Memory test (memtest86+)" menu item in grub2 on Karmic results in an error message when selected.

The error message is:
error: zImage doesn't support 32-bit boot (try with 'linux16')

Press any key to continue ...

The grub version is 1.97~beta1 and the operating system is 32-bit Karmic Alpha with the latest updates applied.

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Felix Zielcke (fzielcke) on 2009-09-04
affects: grub2 (Ubuntu) → memtest86+ (Ubuntu)
Changed in memtest86+ (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package memtest86+ - 2.11-3ubuntu3

memtest86+ (2.11-3ubuntu3) karmic; urgency=low

  * Use grub2's 16-bit Linux loader, not the 32-bit one (LP: #424506).

 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Fri, 04 Sep 2009 22:19:32 +0100

Changed in memtest86+ (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in memtest86+ (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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