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When i want to update grub, with the command update-grub in terminal, it says the menu.lst file isnt there, which seems obvious, because it has a grub.cfg file. Why does it not want to work with the grub.cfg file?

Running Ubuntu 9.10 GNOME. (32 Bit)

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Are you running grub or grub2 (1.9x)? If your 9.10 is an upgrade from an earlier release, by default it won't give you the new stuff. – bobince Jan 7 '10 at 16:34
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I have it.

Just run the update-grub, just dont create the menu.lst file.

Then just restart and you should have it :)

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See my answer for your other question. It may help.

Grub uses menu.lst, I haven't seen what the grub.cfg file is even used for.

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the cfg file replaces menu.lst in the new Grub 2 – Deniz Zoeteman Jan 7 '10 at 16:02

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