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January 14th, 2010, 10:47 PM
Hi there

I had Win7 installed on my Laptop and wanted to set up a triple boot with Fedora 12 and Mint 8.
So I installed Fedora 12 and it worked loading grub and offering Win7 and Fedora as choices.
Then I installed Mint hoping for the Grub2 to recognise Fedora and set up the triple boot but it didn't and I can now only boot into Win7 or Mint.
sudo update-grub doesn't help
How can I configure grub2 to offer me all three OSs?

Thanks in advance

January 15th, 2010, 01:17 AM
I do not know fedora but copied this thread. It seems that the initrd file is not in an expected location and the osprober cannot find it. I saw were some did manual entries like this in 40_custom or modified the prober to look in the correct place:

[SOLVED] Grub 2 Fedora Install not seen by 40_custom
menuentry "Fedora on sda7" {
if [ -n ${have_grubenv} ]; then save_env recordfail; fi
set quiet=1
insmod ext2
set root=(hd0,7)
search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set a2cb340e-b3df-44e3-a602-52d0cb1201c5
linux /boot/vmlinuz- root=UUID=a2cb340e-b3df-44e3-a602-52d0cb1201c5 ro quiet splash
initrd /boot/initramfs-