"As we come to the end of Akkana Peck's excellent series on
mastering GRUB2, it's not clear what advantages it has over legacy
GRUB, or even good old LILO. It seems it's gone backwards. In
today's installment we learn how to translate some common and
mysterious error messages, and how to manage a multi-boot system
"The last two grub2 articles (Part 1, Part 2)have covered how to
clean up your grub2 boot menu and make it look prettier. But
writing grub2 entries can be frustrating, too. Here are some
possible solutions and workarounds.
"While you're debugging your grub2 entries, you may make some
(gasp!) mistakes. And the error messages aren't always as clear as
they could be.
"The one I saw most was "error: You need to load the kernel
first". That one actually means "You got the name of the kernel
wrong: you probably said /boot/vmlinuz when you meant just
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