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Old 03-30-2003, 09:24 AM   #1
macke1959
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Angry Change default loading os on boot


I loaded Linux Redhat 8, and when I got to the part to select the os to load first, I missed it. I want XP to load first. Tell me the moves to use Grub to re-configure the default system.
I have the Red Hat for Dummies, but it doesn't explain how to do this.
Thanks, Mack E.
 
Old 03-30-2003, 09:45 AM   #2
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maybe this will help

grub manual

alternatively you can try man grub
or editing your grub.conf file

Last edited by UserName; 03-30-2003 at 09:48 AM.
 
Old 03-30-2003, 10:02 AM   #3
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In /boot/grub/grub.conf there is a line that looks like this:

default=1

If XP is the first entry in your grub.conf then leave default=1 . If it is the second entry then you would do default=2 . Get the picture?
 
Old 03-30-2003, 10:58 AM   #4
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I don't know how to do it under console, but I know how to change it under Mandrake Cotrole Center.
 
  


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