How to set boot preferrence for grub

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How to set boot preferrence for grub

Postby cwalkin on Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:01 am

Just wondering if any one can tellme how to set the boot preferrnce for the grub from mint.
Do i kneed to install startupmanager?

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Re: How to set boot preferrence for grub

Postby hsoltau on Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:36 am

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Re: How to set boot preferrence for grub

Postby voidnull on Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:22 pm

Open /boot/grub/menu.lst and make the OS you want to boot by default, the 1st one in the sequence. That should take care of it.
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Re: How to set boot preferrence for grub

Postby Aging Technogeek on Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:10 pm

It is much easier to edit the default value as demonstrated in the thread referenced by hsoltau. You open the menu, change one number, save the changed menu and close the terminal. What could be easier?

Of course the listing order in the Grub menu isn't changed, but the OS you choose will boot by default from where ever it is in the menu.
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