View Full Version : gentoo and ubuntu on 1 pc

January 14th, 2011, 12:38 PM
i have compiled kernel (manually) and one of my hdd now contains gentoo installation an of type ext4. on another hdd ubuntu is installed. grub2 is on hdd with ubuntu. when i sudo update-grub2 i get message

Generating grub.cfg ...
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-24-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-24-generic
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found Gentoo Base System release 1.12.14 on /dev/sdb1

but no gentoo entry appears in menu. how to solve this?

January 14th, 2011, 12:44 PM
make a 40_custom entry


but when update grub it might found it by default. In a terminal, run:

sudo grub-mkconfig
sudo update-grub

note: is gentoo using grub2 ?

sometimes running a fsck on next boot can resolve some issues with grub:

sudo shutdown now -R