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Old 07-17-2004, 11:34 PM   #1
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grub questions


Hey everyone. I just decided to start getting into the Linux world. I installed the SUSE 9.1 distribution. The boot loader "grub" puts Linux on top of the boot priority list. I would like to make Windows the default os. How do I do this? I heard something about using the root account and going to boot/grub/? but I'm not sure which file I need to edit or how. Thanks for the help.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:40 PM   #2
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edit the file /boot/grub/grub.conf

look for: default=0

change it to: default=1
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:42 PM   #3
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thanks again, I'll try that now
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:46 PM   #4
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you might find that grub.conf doesn't exist in /boot/grub. in that case, edit the file /boot/grub/menu.lst instead.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:49 PM   #5
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grub.conf does not exist in that directory

I have

device.map
e2fs_stage1_5
fat_stage1_5
ffs_stage1_5
jfs_stage_1_5
menu.lst
minix_stage1_5
reiserfs_stage1_5
stage1
stage2
vstafs_stage1_5
xfs_stage1_5M

Am I missing something?
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:50 PM   #6
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beat me to it... i'll try the second suggestion
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:50 PM   #7
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look at my post right above.

haha, then you beat me to this one.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 11:56 PM   #8
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that worked ... this forum really is a great resource for the linux noob ... makes the transition from Windows much less scary... hah
 
  


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