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Re: What happened to debian - does "stable" keep having any meaning?

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 6:45 AM, Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed 23 Mar 2011 at 13:36:30 -0700, Mark wrote:
>> Thanks Tom.  Have you or anyone else been able to change the text displayed
>> on the GRUB2 boot menu _without_ editing the /boot/grub/grub.cfg file?
>> Maybe the label/text is stored somewhere and I missed it, just curious.
> I think you would be looking at the 10_linux file in /etc/grub.d at the
> very least. After 'linux_entry ()' there are 'title=' lines.
> An alternative might be to make 10_linux (and possibly 30_os-prober)
> non-executable and use 40_custom. Not tested. There may be unwanted
> downsides to doing this.

The downside's that you then you'd have to edit 40_custom and run
update-grub in order to add any newly installed kernel to grub.cfg.

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