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    is it possible to install a boot loader.. one that i can set the defualt OS to?
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    Lilo and GRUB enable you to change the default OS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daark.child
    Lilo and GRUB enable you to change the default OS.
    How would i do it with grub??
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    You set the default OS with the "default" command. Here's the reference to it in the GRUB manual:

    http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/man...b.html#default

    If you want to dual-boot with WinXP, your menu.lst file might look something like this:

    timeout 15
    default 0
    color light-blue/black light-cyan/blue

    # (0) Linux
    title Linux
    root (hd0,5)
    kernel /boot/vmlinuz26 root=/dev/hda6 ro vga=794
    initrd /boot/initrd26.img

    # (1) WinXP
    title WinXP
    rootnoverify (hd0,0)
    makeactive
    chainloader +1
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    Great! tyvm i appreciate it
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