Re: ITO: LILO
On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:09:14PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Scott Dier wrote:
> > Does GRUB support something like the lilo
> > on-next-boot-only-boot-this-option (-R ?) feature yet? IE: boot into
> > windows, but when windows reboots, boot into the default. (linux)
> > Without this, getting rid of LILO will be hard.
> I don't think it can, but it should be simple to adapt the existing
> savedefault command to save something other than the selected menu item
> as the default for the next boot.
The easiest way is to edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst file to say
something different under the "default 0" entry. Say, change the 0 to a
1. Since GRUB reads its menu file every boot, it is functionally
Actually, more flexible, come to think of it. You can do a lot
of restart-hackery with SysV scripts and sed. Yikes!