A basic question regarding grub display options

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 27 15:09:28 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 08:23:56PM +0530, PM wrote:
> Two extra choices come - 1) For memory test (I don't know why this comes)
> and 2) Ubuntu Recovery Mode. I guess there would not be any problem if I
> need to hide these two options (since they are not used, more clearly I
> never used). So how these two options can be hidden in that display which is
> not possible from Start-Up Manager.

To disable the memory test options, remove the memtest86+ package.

To disable the recovery mode option, set GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY=true in
/etc/default/grub (or GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_RECOVERY=true in Ubuntu 10.10
and earlier) and run 'sudo update-grub'.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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