Nov 032011
 

by
Frank Harris-Smith

There are many reasons I prefer Linux. Near the top of the list is that I’m a tweaker. Someone who enjoys making changes and having things “My Way”, like the song by Frank Sinatra.

Linux has many configuration files, most of which “lurk” in the “/etc” folder. These files are used to configure the mounting of drives, network lists like what IP address goes with what computer name, passwords and admin access, application configuration and even what the boot menu looks like. “Under the Hood” Linux is highly customizable.
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Oct 182011
 

I’ve finally terminated my upgrade to Xubuntu 11.10, with the usual small problems, nothing really too bad.
But now, when i boot I don’t see anymore the “Windows” entry in the boot menu made with grub2, I’ve installed os-prober that should help in will find additional entries on the hard disks and add them to the menu, but this don’t solved too my problem.

As alternative you could have your windows Entry in place, but when selecting it, you get an error like:

  • you need to load kernel first
  • chainloader: no such command.
  • no such partition
So this is a small guide to restore your Windows entry in your Grub2 system.

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