[Techtalk] Grub defaults after new kernel image install

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Tue Jul 25 16:10:53 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 25 July 2006 08:33, Gina Lanik wrote:
> > A slick trick is to use the 'savedefault' option, which probably isn't 
> > you want, but I feel like telling about it anyway. :) If you are 
> > multi-booting or have multiple kernels, GRUB will boot whatever you booted 
> > last, instead of always having the same default. It looks like this:
> [...]
> I remember seeing this on our Debian boxen. Confused me to no end because
> -every- stanza had the savedefault option listed, no idea why.

Because it only works with the stanzas that have the 'savedefault' option. 
That lets you exclude the ones you don't want. GRUB is kewl.

 Carla Schroder
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