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Stuck on GRUB command prompt after regular kernel update

I am running Debian Wheezy. Update Manager suggest to install kernel update. After update, I reboot system but instead of listing all the kernels (bootloader), it gave me a GRUB command prompt: ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu: change kernel order

How can I change the boot kernel order in Ubuntu server 13.10? grep menuentry /boot/grub/grub.cfg menuentry 'Ubuntu' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os $menuentry_id_option ...
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2answers
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How to add a new kernel entry in grub2?

Please anybody help me! I am building kernel from source code downloaded from http://kernel.org. I successfully built it and installed modules. Now i want that my kernel option should come at the ...
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1answer
424 views

Boot a Linux Kernel on USB drive

I am trying to boot Linux kernel version 3.2.0 from USB drive. I formatted the USB drive with ext4 partition. I installed GRUB on it, and I copied two files, vmlinuz-3.2.0-29-generic and ...
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1answer
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dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue

I'm on Mageia2 x86_64 with kernel 3.3.8-desktop-2.mga2. The kernel boot normally. My laptop is old so i need the old kernel for better compatibility and functionality. The problem is that the old ...
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Why can't I load a new kernel in? What went wrong?

grub still cannot load my new kernel, I did the following to install my new kernel: I extracted my new kernel source in /usr/src/linux-2.6.31.6. Added the rt patch patch-2.6.31.6-rt19 to it using: ...
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1answer
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How can grub pass any custom variable into system enviroment?

I want to identify which menu entry has been lauched in rc scripts. So is it possible to pass any variable into my system via kernel argument?
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1answer
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Boot parameters

Is there a way to find out with what parameters did the kernel boot? For example if I specify noexec=off at the grub command line? Can I see this sort of info after the system has finished booting?
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2answers
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Why do Linux installers install more than one kernel?

For instance, my boot menu has three kernel versions, each with a recovery option. Are these extra options for debugging and troubleshooting?
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5answers
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How to add a new kernel to grub2

How can we add a kernel to grub2? i knew the stuff we could do with the former versions, but it seems to have changed. What files should we edit?
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1answer
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Fedora 13 post security update boot problem

About a month ago I installed a security update that had new Kernek 2.6.34.x from 2.6.33.x), this is when the problem occurred for the first time. After the install my computer would not boot at all, ...
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1answer
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How do I (and do I even want to) delete outdated versions of the Linux kernel?

I notice that GRUB (or is it GRUB2?) asks which version of Linux I'd like to boot, and outdated versions of the kernel are listed. How do I remove these and their associated files to save disk space? ...
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1answer
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ubuntu: kept old menu.lst, think it is the source of problems

I recently upgraded to karmic, and clicked to keep my old menu.lst (to keep my windows XP boot info)... but now I'm not using the right kernel. Is there a way to have it give me the correct up to ...
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Install latest kernel to Ubuntu and have grub acknowledge the new installed kernel

I have an installed Ubuntu Distro (Karmic 9.10) already. However, due to some problems with xorg ati driver, I cannot standby my computer. Some guy have suggested me to try the latest version of xorg ...
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2answers
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Make grub keep its default boot under kernel updates

I dual-boot my machine and I want it to default to boot into windows so that whenever I restart the machine remotely from my home it will be able to get back into Windows (instead of Ubuntu). The ...
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2answers
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How to load previous kernel via ssh?

I work remotely on my work computer. I am also the root of the workstation that I am sharing with my colleague. Yesterday, I upgraded the kernel to 2.6.31-17 when asked by the update manager but ...
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How set default Kernal boot in Ubuntu

I want to default boot an older Kernal of Ubuntu, what is the best way to do this?