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Editing Boot Manager.

By IBN
Jul 10, 2006
  1. Is there a way in which you can edit the boot manager in Suse so that Windows is at the top of the list?
     
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    "The GRUB configuration file is /boot/grub/menu.lst.
    Some distributions use another configuration file; for example, Red Hat Linux uses the file /boot/grub/grub.conf.

    How do you change the default OS that GRUB loads?

    In menu.lst, perhaps found somewhere beneath /boot, there is an entry: "default."

    "default" is the index number of the title entry that you want.

    default 0
    title Suse
    ...
    title Windows
    ...

    In the above example, the default is "Suse." If you wanted to change it to "Windows," you would set default to 1"

    From HERE
     
  3. IBN

    IBN TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 487

    Thankx for the link. I am a newbie to linux so i dont know where to type the commands.

    I did a search under "/boot" in linux and found the boot manager application. i launched it and set the default as windows with the GUI.
     
  4. IBN

    IBN TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 487

    Okay still on editing boot manager....
    I installed Fedora C5 on the unallocated space on my second hard drive which is just used for storage.

    Whenever i reboot I dont get the Grub loader to boot into linux or windows, it just boots into windows. Looking through partition magic i can see the bootable linux partition on my second hard drive.

    Should I move that partition to be before the C partition?
     
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