Ben Hamilton

More GRUB editing

Two pages I’ve found useful when playing with GRUB (a Boot loader that allows you to choose between multiple operating systems on boot up) are these: The GRUB Manual The GRUB page – particularly this one on temporarily editing a GRUB menu item It is nice to be able to re-order the menu items, change […]

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Editing the GRUB records

Posted more for my own benefit sudo vi /boot/grub/menu.lst This runs vi as the superuser, editing the grub menu, which is what controls which OS to boot into. Important for me ’cause the new laptop is now dual booting Ubuntu and MS Vista Ultimate. Just changing the default OS, now it’s Ubuntu 7.10, loving it!

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