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Re: How to pick a kernel to boot ?

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: How to pick a kernel to boot ?
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:14:41 +0200
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On 24.10.2013 16:46, Lukáš Czerner wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a simple question about grub2 which I can not find satisfying
> answer to.
> What is a proper way to pick a kernel to boot from in case I have
> multiple kernels installed ? Note that picking the right kernel from
> the menu is not an option I do not always have access to the
> console.
> With grub legacy, this was easy. Simply edit
>  /boot/grub/menu.lst
> and pick the right number. All the information I need are in that
> file.
> So what is a recommended way to do this with grub2 ?
You can use numbers but it's a bad idea since they change on update. Use
ids As you see in menuentry:
menuentry ... $menuentry_id_option
menuentry ... --id 'gnulinux-simple-000000000000000000000000000000'

> Thanks!
> -Lukas
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