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    GNU GRUB - selecting default boot kernel

    I am running FC2 and I upgraded the kernel a couple of weeks ago (from 2.6.5-1.358 to 2.6.8-1.521). Now when I power on my computer, I am presented a choice of which kernel to boot, with the default selection being the older kernel. What do I need to do to make the newer kernel the default boot selection? Thanks!

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    Linux User nalg0rath's Avatar
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    Sep 2004
    At the top (or in some of the firs line) in your /etc/grub.conf you might already have a line that looks someting like this:
    default 0
    Just change the number 0 to the number of the boot-options as they are presented in the /etc/grub.conf. But remember that the first boot option has number 0 and the second has number 1 and so on.
    If you don't have this line you can add it at the top of the /etc/grub.conf -file.

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    That took care of it! Thanks much for your enlightenment!!!


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