Grub creates duplicate entries on an EndeavourOS install

When I first installed EndeavourOS I found there were duplicated entries in grub for EndeavourOS and windows 10 (I’m dualbooting)
I ignored it for the time being but I’ve decided to return to it now as it hasn’t resolved
I’ve reinstalled grub and stuff to no avail
Can’t seem to find a fix for this

can you provide version Grub

pacman -Qi Grub

$ pacman -Qi grub

Name : grub
Version : 2:2.06-4
Description : GNU GRand Unified Bootloader (2)
Architecture : x86_64
Licenses : GPL3
Groups : None
Provides : grub-common grub-bios grub-emu grub-efi-x86_64
Depends On : sh xz gettext device-mapper
Optional Deps : freetype2: For grub-mkfont usage [installed]
fuse2: For grub-mount usage [installed]
dosfstools: For grub-mkrescue FAT FS and EFI support [installed]
lzop: For grub-mkrescue LZO support
efibootmgr: For grub-install EFI support [installed]
libisoburn: Provides xorriso for generating grub rescue iso using grub-mkrescue
os-prober: To detect other OSes when generating grub.cfg in BIOS systems [installed]
mtools: For grub-mkrescue FAT FS support [installed]
Required By : grub-customizer grub-tools grub2-theme-endeavouros
Optional For : None
Conflicts With : grub-common grub-bios grub-emu grub-efi-x86_64 grub-legacy
Replaces : grub-common grub-bios grub-emu grub-efi-x86_64
Installed Size : 34.10 MiB
Packager : Tobias Powalowski
Build Date : Mon 17 Jan 2022 07:13:28
Install Date : Mon 17 Jan 2022 18:26:22
Install Reason : Explicitly installed
Install Script : Yes
Validated By : Signature

As you are using grub-customizer was it this before starting to configure grub with it?

Yeah it had duplicated entries on my very first boot

could you show your partitions?
lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,LABEL | eos-sendlog
will show only devices format and label no uuids :wink: and creates a pastebin

that’s small :wink:

├─sda2 vfat   
├─sda4 ntfs   Windows
└─sda7 ext4   

but looks also strange to me where is /dev/sda1 ?
and what is /dev/sda3 ?

sda3 is a microsoft reserved partition I obviously can’t delete, about sda1, I’m not sure.

I believe that the duplicates are in fact backups of older kernel versions, I edited the grub config to enable submenus and it looks tidier but my issue with it is that it doesn’t actually say if it’s an older version, it’s just linux-zen etc. like my current kernel

I think I’ll abandon this, it’s not a massive trouble to me since I can remove them from being visible at boot and afaik they’re just backups (Pity they don’t say that they are though / the kernel it’s a backup of)
Thanks for your help!

if the kernel packages are still installed it is normal that they show up on grub.
And I would keep LTS installed just in case zen does not boot …


Yeah, they must just be backup kernels, i don’t really want them though since I keep LTS as a backup anyways

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