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[Discuss] I, uh, deleted the wrong kernel....

One other thing. The boot command edit area has tab completion on path
names. Use it. In this case it's not just saving typing but will save
you time and puzzlement from missing by a letter.

Mike Small <smallm at> writes:

> David kramer <david at> writes:
>> No, I'm not building my own kernels.  I have the 34 and 36 kernels, so
>> one path (and it would be a great one) would be to somehow get grub to
>> look for those instead of 28.  How to do that after booting off USB
>> though.....  That would be my favored option, and I'll have to google in
>> that direction some more.
>> Thanks.
> Start with the grub manual. You're going to be typing something
> in that looks like the entry did in your config file for the lost kernel
> but with different version numbers. Sadly in Ubuntu the config file
> looks like a little program itself so it may be a little hard to find,
> but something like this...
> linux         /vmlinux-4.4.0-34-generic root=/dev/sda1 
> initrd        /initrd.img-4.4.0-34-generic
> Maybe you'll need some other commands first if that doesn't work alone,
> e.g. load_video, insmod or other crud. You'll see this stuff in each
> menuentry block in /boot/grub/grub.cfg.

Mike Small
smallm at

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