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freddye
27th November 2004, 01:42 PM
Would appreciate some assistance. Currently I have a choice of cores. Of course the newest one 2.6.9 is NOT chosen by default, and I have to choose it. It's a pain when I turn of the five computers here. Is there any why to change the default to the newest, or uninstall the three old cores?
Thanks

ghaefb
27th November 2004, 02:09 PM
This "cores" are actually kernels you can boot.

It's all in /etc/grub.conf file.
Edit this file and remove entries you dont want.
But please make a backup copy of this file for safety!

Check which kernels you have installed: rpm -qa | grep kernel
And remove installed kernel like this: rpm -e kernel-version
It's good to have the default Fedora kernel it something goes wrong with the new ones.

sailor
27th November 2004, 08:38 PM
you can set the default startup kernel by adjusting the line:
default=0
0 is the first entry, 1 is the second entry...etc as they are ordered in the grub.conf file.
In this sample below Windows is set to boot by default:


#boot=/dev/hda
default=2
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd1,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.678_FC3)
root (hd1,0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.678_FC3 ro root=LABEL=/ quiet
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.9-1.678_FC3.img
title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667)
root (hd1,0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667 ro root=LABEL=/ quiet
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.9-1.667.img
title Windows XP
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1
title SuSE 9.1
root (hd1,2)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.5-7.111-default root=/dev/hdb3 vga=0x31a splash=silent desktop resume=/dev/hdb2 showopts
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.5-7.111-default

cscheng
27th November 2004, 08:55 PM
you can use the configuration utilty system-config-boot to change settings.

Jman
28th November 2004, 01:21 AM
You can also remove them. Older ones are kept just in case of problems.