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Subject:   RH-specific config file name
Date:   2003-05-30 20:27:15
From:   anonymous2
The GRUB config file name is menu.lst; "grub.conf" is a Red Hat-ism. Look at the GNU GRUB page, reference the online documentation (one page for the whole doc) and search for "menu.lst" - you'll find many references. Search for "grub.conf" and you won't find any at all. In RH systems, menu.lst is a symlink to grub.conf. Why it wasn't done the other way around I don't know.


Debian systems use menu.lst, as they don't rename the config file from its original upstream name.