default boot option

Lucio Mario Nicolosi lmnicolosi at
Mon Apr 20 23:44:20 UTC 2009

Preston Kutzner wrote:

> edit your /boot/grub/menu.lst file:
> Find the line that starts with 'default' and change the number to  
> match the boot definition you want to be the default.  The boot  
> definitions are near the bottom of the file and each definition starts  
> with the word 'title'.  The list is 0-based, so your first definition  
> is actually '0', so you would use 'default 0'.
> Under Ubuntu, once you've changed your menu.lst file, you'll need to  
> run a 'sudo update-grub' to make the changes stick.

I don't think "update-grub" is needed to change preferred boot OS once 
it is set at menu.lst.

I never did it.



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