Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 744174
new-kernel-pkg does not preserve default GRUB OS
Last modified: 2012-08-16 11:05:14 EDT
I have a dual boot laptop with both Windows and Fedora. grub.conf contains default=0, and the first entry is for Windows (chainloader +1). Every time I upgrade the kernel, grub.conf is updated so that Fedora is now default instead of Windows. I suppose there is a similar problem if you have entries for other distros as well. IMO, the new kernel should not put itself in position zero unless there is already a Fedora entry there (or at least a Linux kernel).
hum please see if is a duplicated of bug #742720 ?
I don't think it's a duplicate. Bug #742720 talks about /boot/grub2/grub.cfg ie Grub 2. I'm talking about grub.conf ie Grub 1.
yeah I got same problem "default boot to windows doesn't work",
still not have any solution ?
if you are talking in grub 1 , this is not a bug , if you configure /etc/sysconfig/kernel
grub will not change the default and not update it.
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