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Link to this post 15 Dec 10

i had read that the limit on os install was 4 .no it is not .
asux@desktop:~$ sudo grub-mkconfig --output=/boot/grub/grub.cfg
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-27-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-27-generic
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-21-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-21-generic
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS (10.04) on /dev/sda1
Found Easy Peasy 1.0 (8.10) on /dev/sdc1
Found EasyPeasy 1.6 Alpha 1 (10.04) on /dev/sdc11
Found Peppermint (peppermint) on /dev/sdc13
Found Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (10.04) on /dev/sdc15
Found Ubuntu 9.10 (9.10) on /dev/sdc6
Found Peppermint (peppermint) on /dev/sdc8

Link to this post 15 Dec 10

In Fedora, we have "installonly_limit" in /etc/yum.conf. I allows us to set the number of grub entries. I don't have a Debian based install with grub2 running at the moment, so I can't tell you exactly what config file to look. Possibly apt.conf?
On most of my machines I leave it at the default of 3, but on my one laptop "installonly_limit=10" because I'm experimenting with different kernels.

Link to this post 09 Jan 11

plus openartist has been added

Link to this post 10 Jan 11

When running grub legacy on slackware I was able to get 10 operating systems to get listed. I have not yet experienced the limit, but I think the source of your original information was for a specific OS rather than the application itself.

Link to this post 10 Jan 11

thay are not just listed .thay boot .its good to see how many we can get any way .

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