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Old 02-14-2004, 06:54 PM   #1
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Upgraded kernel, now how to I change GRUB?

I just upgraded my kernel, now GRUB shows two kernel options upon boot. The older kernel is now default, and I would rather the new one be the default and/or eliminate the old one from the GRUB choices altogether.

How do I do that? Upon startup, I hit the password option and typed that in, but I still do not see how I change the GRUB options.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Old 02-14-2004, 07:27 PM   #2
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as root use your fave tet editor to edit


the syntax is self explanitary.
Old 02-14-2004, 07:27 PM   #3
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I am using suse and hopefully your files are in the same place. Try this:

vi /boot/grub/menu.lst

Where it says "default 0" or "default 1" ......
Change the integer to indicate the kernel you would like to boot. I have no idea which one that would be on your box since I cannot see your menu.lst file, but hopefully this is enough to get you what you want done.
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Pounded out the extra option in grub.conf, and bingo.

Thanks again.



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