GRUB_DEFAULT default (not a typo)

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Apr 4 17:16:26 UTC 2013

On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at> wrote:
> I may have started that discussion. I have 2 hard drives with a bootable OS
> on each (Ubuntu 10.04 & 12.04). I just checked and I do not have
> GRUB_DEFAULT=saved on either one of them. To get any changes I made to
> GRUB_DEFAULT=(some number) to take effect I had to change it on both OS's.

That's nonsense. Only one of the "/etc/default/grub" controls grub -
unless you're chainloading from one grub install to another but that's
not the setup that I remember that you have.

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