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changing order in grub2

Posted 06-13-2011 at 05:50 AM by sumeet inani
Updated 06-13-2011 at 05:54 AM by sumeet inani

i have ubuntu 10.04(lucid)
grub-install -v
grub-install (GNU GRUB 1.98-1ubuntu5)
I tried

cat /etc/default/grub
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# /boot/grub/grub.cfg.

GRUB_DEFAULT=4#Did not help ?
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`

# Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)

# The resolution used on graphical terminal
# note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
# you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'

# Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux

# Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries

# Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
#GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"
sudo update-grub
[color=red]grep menuentry /boot/grub/grub.cfg[color]
menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.32-21-generic' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
menuentry 'Ubuntu, with Linux 2.6.32-21-generic (recovery mode)' --class ubuntu --class gnu-linux --class gnu --class os {
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+)" {
menuentry "Memory test (memtest86+, serial console 115200)" {
menuentry "Microsoft Windows XP Professional (on /dev/sdb1)" {
sudo  grub-set-default 4;sudo update-grub
Still the default entry that boots is not windows xp !!!

Finally I copied 30_os-prober to 07_custom in same folder (/etc/grub.d) & made 30_os-prober non executable followed by 'sudo update-grub' to have xp as default boot.
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    Now I have debian 6.0.2 in which I played with file "30_otheros"
    Posted 11-26-2011 at 09:16 AM by sumeet inani sumeet inani is offline


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