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Old 04-13-2008, 09:20 PM   #1
Sunfist
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Configuring grub


I got Linux installed and it seems to be working ok, but I want grub to select XP as the default OS to boot up and have Linux as an option. Right now its the opposite. How can I make XP the primary OS. On a second issue why does Grub list WinXP as "Other" on the selection menu.
 
Old 04-13-2008, 09:30 PM   #2
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Have a look at /boot/grub/menu.lst

There should be an entry along the lines of

default 0

Change this to the entry for Windows (note that counting starts at zero).

You can change the title to whatever you want
 
  


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