selecting GRUB option for next reboot
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Sun Dec 31 20:15:49 UTC 2006
D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Friday 29 December 2006 11:41 am, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> It does, but it's nowhere near as simple as LILO. Unfortunately.
> Nothing ever is. I never really have gotten comfortable with GRUB. It's
> supposed to be all powerful and marvelously fantastabulous or something,
Well, it's more powerful & versatile - I've long ago stopped using lilo,
because I'm far less likely to b0rk my boot setup on a kernel upgrade with
grub than I used to be with lilo (only really matters if you're
self-compiling kernels). lilo has simplicity going for it :-)
> but I can't figure out how to get any of the higher end capabilities to
> work. Sure you can just type some stuff at the boot thingie, if you can
> the syntax without an internet to refer to. Bah.
It only takes a year or two to get used to it!
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