11.2 menu removal on Boot Screen

I recently upgraded from openSUSE 11.2/Gnome to openSUSE 11.3/Gnome

The instructions are followed is as below:-
How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.2 To 11.3 (Desktop & Server) | HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials

I still see 11.2,11.2 safe mode start up menus on boot, i would like to remove these menus.

Would removing these menus affect stability

Also how do diagnose any left over trash ,non applicable software left over from 11.2

from the command line, go into /boot/grub

gedit your menu.lst file

Delete the entries that start with

title opensuse 11.2

and

title opensuse 11.2 -failsafe

Save than reboot and it should be gone

You can edit the menu by doing this in a terminal to open the file in editable format

gnomesu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst

enter the password when asked, then edit the file and save.

The way upgraded does not get my recommendation and you will need to be careful trying to remove stuff if at all.

@All -Thanks for the replies
@ caf4926-What would be the recommended method ?Download the installation,write it onto DVD and install it ?
I did it that way when i upgraded from 11.0 to 11.2.Also can you guide me as to how to identify software that are no longer useful / left over from 11.2

Also incidentally i found a Boot Loader tool in YAST,will that fit the bill?

vazhavandan wrote:
> The instructions are followed is as below:-
> ‘How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.2 To 11.3 (Desktop & Server) | HowtoForge -
> Linux Howtos and Tutorials’ (http://tinyurl.com/263eyry)

the openSUSE community has no control whatsoever over the howtos not
in our wiki <en.opensuse.org> or forum <forum.opensuse.org>, all
easily findable from the software.opensuse.org download page…


DenverD
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Download the DVD and New Installation (keep /home is OK)
Identifying packages from 11.2 that have not upgraded (probably because they are not available yet or at least not in your repo set) is trick, and easier if you use the QT interface for Yast: Switch Yast Interface to QT

Then in Yast - Software Managerment - View by repositories, should give a view of the entire systems software.
Scroll thru and look for Red text in any packages (these could be what you are looking for) But to be a bit clearer you now need to highlight the package and click the ‘Version’ tab. If there are no repos supplying the package then potentially this could be from 11.2 but the info in the tab should help you decide.

I never use the Yast bootloader tool, I prefer the manual control.

Yes i can grasp that,jsut wanted to let you people know what process i followed

Yes i can grasp that,just wanted to let you people know what process i followed

Now that you mention it i do do see red ones in openSUSE 11.3 YAST.Also i checked setting ,it is in default for YAST in the ‘config’ thing.Probably unlike in 11.2/11.0 Gnome the default interface for YAST in 11.3 is QT.But i am already missing the three cute tabs(which goes something like available , installed , upgrade…) from YAST GTK interface,but as you have pointed out QT is a far advanced compared to GTK YAST

I stand corrected .I just edited the sysconfig setting and found that i actually have gtk version in 11.3 also.Now the gtk version also shows orphaned packages.I would like to say that qt version gives way too much info than gtk.The gtk version is much less complicated but function wise there is a large improvement from a simple tool in 11.2 to a nice tool in 11.3.But i still want the three tabs back though

I didn’t want to argue with you, but you found out your own mistake anyway.

The gtk 11.3 version is way better than 11.2
What 3 tabs are you on about?

But what’s this about the QT version giving too much info?

Just check the image,you can see three tabs by names “Avialable”,“Upgrades”,“installed”
http://www.blogcdn.com/www.downloadsquad.com/media/2008/06/yastgnomeopsus11.jpg

Look in the lower left corner

vazhavandan wrote:
> Yes i can grasp that,jsut wanted to let you people know what process i
> followed

i guess i was wondering, since you followed an off site how to, what
are the chances your problem resulted from an incorrect how-to…and,
if that were the case, why didn’t you ask them for help (so they could
repair their how-to)?

note: i have not looked at their how-to vs ours
<http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:System_upgrade> so i don’t have any idea
if theirs is wrong and ours correct, or vice versa…


DenverD
CAVEAT: http://is.gd/bpoMD [posted via NNTP w/openSUSE 10.3]