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Old 12-23-2004, 12:34 PM   #1
buster_balz
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Change the boot order in grub


I have Windows XP Pro and Mandrake 10.1 dual booting on my laptop.
XP came loaded on it, and I recently added LINUX. Now, when the laptop boots, the first line is LINUX, and if I don't catch it, it will boot into linux and I have to reboot into Windows. I would like it to boot into Windows first, and linux as an alternate. How do I change he boot order?
 
Old 12-23-2004, 12:40 PM   #2
masand
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hi there

open up ur /etc/.grub.conf in any editor

then
change this

default=0

to
default=1

so that it take second entry
the numbering starts from 0

regards
 
Old 12-23-2004, 12:41 PM   #3
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You can set up and change your boot preferences in mandrake by running the Mandrake control center (MCC). Boot options is one of the choices. Just set windows as your default boot option.

For MCC look under "configure your computer" in the start menu.
 
  


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