Comment 114 for bug 570765

Should I try grub legacy (old grub)??

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Fabio Marconi <email address hidden>wrote:

> Oops # 97, sorry
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> [Lucid] no GRUB menu entry for other operating systems
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/570765
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> Status in Ubuntu Release Notes: Fix Released
> Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
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> Bug description:
> Release note:
> When installing in a dual boot environment, the other operating system will
> not appear at first in the GRUB menu. Installing the available updates and
> rebooting will fix this issue.
>
> Original report follows:
> Binary package hint: ubiquity
>
> Installed 10.04 amd64 in a VM with WinXP pre-installed. I chose a dual
> boot install with each OS having 50% of the disk space.
>
> After install and reboot, however, I noticed that grub does not have a menu
> entry for Windows at all.
>
> I checked the partition table and XP is still there, so perhaps I could
> manually fix this, however, the problem remains that my side-by-side install
> fails because Grub did not create a boot entry for Windows.
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> Architecture: amd64
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64
> (20100427.1)
> Package: ubiquity (not installed)
> ProcEnviron:
> PATH=(custom, no user)
> LANG=en_US.utf8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
> Tags: lucid
> Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic x86_64
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