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Why does grub.conf and menu.lst have the same data in them. I was reading guides on both and noticed that the data seemed the same. After investigating it they are. ...
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    Linux Newbie theKbStockpiler's Avatar
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    Two Grub files are exactly the same except for name of files.


    Why does grub.conf and menu.lst have the same data in them.

    I was reading guides on both and noticed that the data seemed the same. After investigating it they are.


    Thanks in advance!

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    Either file should work because it's basically the same file but with different names that can be symlinked. Some distros use(d) the grub.conf file while others use(d) the menu.lst file for loading grub.
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    Grub legacy uses menu.lst, grub2 uses grub.cfg. Have you updated to grub2 sometime?

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