selecting GRUB option for next reboot

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Dec 29 16:41:32 GMT 2006


Felipe Figueiredo wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> back when I used LILO (seems so long in the past...), KDE's logout could
> easily let me choose the booting kernel/OS and reboot into it, without
> prompting.
> 
> Well, KDM also supports GRUB, and it supposedly lets me choose options,
> but they are jsut ignored and I am dumped into GRUB's menu (with default
> boot option highlighted). Does this thing actually work with GRUB for
> anyone?
> 
> Oh, I am using Edgy 6.10 up-to-date.

It does, but it's nowhere near as simple as LILO.  Unfortunately.
-- 
derek




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