oobetimer wrote:You can install Mint´s grub to its partition instead of MBR.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... RDQ#t=473s
AlbertP wrote:If you don't put grub in the MBR (so not on /dev/sda without a number), your current bootloader is preserved.
ElectricRider wrote:I installed the boot loader to the root partition and it does not show up or interfere with the boot loader i prefer to use - But when i boot into the Mint partition, i see Grub on the screen asking me to choose what OS to boot into. If i ignore it, it will load Mint by default. This does get me into Mint without having to choose from grub.. but I didnt want to even see this grub boot loader at all. Cant i get rid of it since it's useless?
can i re-configure it to only count down for one second before it loads Mint?
ElectricRider wrote:Many distros have a check box you can choose to install a boot loader or not. I'm talking about the screen like Grub that detects all your operating systems and on start of the PC gives you a menu so you can choose which system you want to boot into.
I dont need such a system installed from Mint because I already have one that i prefer. i can simply add Mint and it's install partition to the software and Poof i will see the option to load mint along with my other OS's on startup.
I cannot find an option in the Mint 13 installer not to add the boot loader.
srs5694 wrote:Note that if you configure another distribution's GRUB to boot Mint's kernels directly, you may need to manually intervene after kernel upgrades to get the new kernel to boot. If you neglect this, you may end up with an unbootable system after a couple of upgrades, if the installer deletes older kernels.
ElectricRider wrote:can i re-configure it to only count down for one second before it loads Mint?
Oscar799 wrote:Threads merged - same Op,same issue
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