GRUB issues

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jun 3 19:49:09 UTC 2009

On 06/03/2009 11:23 AM, Rashkae wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> This is what I have for mine:
>> # This is a divider, added to separate the menu items below from the
>> Debian ones
>> title		Other operating systems:
>> root
>> # Non-linux OS on /dev/sdb1
>> title              Windows XP
>> root               (hd1,0)
>> savedefault
>> makeactive
>> map                (hd0) (hd1)
>> map                (hd1) (hd0)
>> chainloader        +1
> Argh, I missed noticing that makeactive was missing from the OP's
> config, which I believe Windows does need.  savedefault not so much,
> that option should cause grub to automatically reboot into Windows until
>  you change it again from the grub menu.

Nope doesn't do that on any of my dual boots as the automagic kernel
list takes presidence.
  I'm not sure what it does as it was created when I added the Ubuntu
drive. On second thought, let me look that up:

Still not entirely clear to me; perhaps because I only have one entry in
'Other operating systems'.

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