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Old 12-10-2002, 05:42 PM   #1
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Lightbulb grub boot order


I'm booting Xp and RH8 with grub. My default OS to boot is Xp (don't ask).

Now i want to make RH8 default. how?

here is my grub.conf:

title Red Hat Lunix (2.4.18-14)
root (hd0,2)
kernel /boot/bzImage root=/dev/hda3 hdc=ide-scsi vga=0x303
initrd /boot/initrd-2.4.18-14.img
title Windows Xp
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

I have Xp on /dev/hda1 and Linux on /dev/hda3.

Old 12-10-2002, 05:45 PM   #2
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Add the following to your grub.conf:


Just like the way grub counts drives, 0 points to the first title, 1 to the 2nd etc.
Old 12-10-2002, 05:47 PM   #3
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Add this to grub.conf:


where "0" is the first "title" OS (in your case linux) and "10" is the time in seconds before the default OS fires up. Save the file and when you reboot GRUB will wait 10 seconds then load linux
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