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Old 09-07-2002, 12:37 PM   #1
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Setting GRUB default to load WinXP

I installed Red Hat 7.2 on a computer with Windows XP. When I boot it says it will start Red Hat in 10 seconds, unless Windows XP is chosen from the list, how do I make it load Windows XP unless Red Hat is chosen?
Old 09-07-2002, 04:33 PM   #2
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During the installation you must to make Win Xp default OS for booting.

Now you need to modify the "grub.conf" . The file is located at
/etc/grub.conf The file should look like this.

title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-10)
root (hd0,5)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-10 ro root=/dev/hda9 hdc=ide-scsi
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-10.img
title Win XP Pro
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1


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