A basic question regarding grub display options

PM ubuntu.bkn at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 19:28:33 UTC 2011

> Rather than remove it, why not remove the executable bit?
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2
> [/etc/grub.d/ (directory)]
> <quote>
> 20_memtest86+ Searches for /boot/memtest86+.bin and includes it as an
> option on the GRUB 2 boot menu. There is currently no line option to
> remove this entry from the menu. The display of memtest86+ can be
> inhibited by removing the executable bit from this file and running sudo
> update-grub.
> </quote>

Removing only the executable bit makes recovery mode still in the system but
that option would not be highlighted in the display. Is it like that? It's a
better option then.
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