FreeBSD, Ubuntu and Win XP on one system

nicodache nicodache at
Thu Aug 14 17:05:25 UTC 2008

hors configure your kernel-img file correctly :

nicodache at foobar$ grep hook /etc/kernel-img.conf
postinst_hook = /usr/sbin/update-grub
postrm_hook   = /usr/sbin/update-grub

just comment out these.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 6:24 PM, Mike Clarke
<jmc-freebsd2 at> wrote:
> On Monday 11 August 2008, Jason W. Morgan wrote:
>> it seems that
>> each time Ubuntu decides it needs to perform a significant update, it
>> replaces the GRUB config with the default, making FreeBSD once again
>> inaccessible. There is probably a way to prevent this, but I never
>> got around to investigating it.
> I'd be inclined to install GRUB on FreeBSD from ports and remove it from
> the Ubuntu system. FreeBSD won't mess with your GRUB config files.
> --
> Mike Clarke
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