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Re: [opensuse] Too much removed. Any help ?.
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 17:08:10 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.2.00.0812091701210.25162@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tuesday, 2008-12-09 at 16:36 +0100, Erik Jakobsen wrote:

replace (mutandis mutandi) /vmlinuz- with /vmlinuz, and
/initrd- with /initrd. Should work.

What is (mutandis mutandi) ?

A Latin expression used in maths, meaning changing what needs to be changed. Ie, don't take the expression literally.

My menu.lst shows this:

# Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Sun Sep 28 10:09:28 CEST 2008
###YaST update: former default image flavor: pae###
default 0
timeout 8
gfxmenu (hd0,1)/boot/message
##YaST - activate

###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original name: linux###
title openSUSE 11.0 - (default)
root (hd0,1)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz- root=/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-SATA_WDC_WD800JB-00J_WD-WCAM9M475425-part2 resume=/dev/sda1 splash=silent showopts vga=0x31a
initrd /boot/initrd-

So, if you use that, you must make sure that your kernel is indeed /boot/vmlinuz-

Next time, when you uninstall anything, think twice, and have a real hard
look at what is going to be uninstalled. Don't just press "enter, enter,
enter". This is not windows!

I'm not sure if I mentioned windows, but I might not remembering that.

I mean that don't click "accept" without reading first, as windows users do. You are the administrator and have a responsibility to know what you are doing.

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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