Re: why is gurb-menu hidden as default?
Posted Feb 10, 2012 12:49 UTC (Fri) by khim
In reply to: Re: why is gurb-menu hidden as default?
Parent article: Re: why is gurb-menu hidden as default?
In fact this is how I've done it on servers ten years ago: by default GRUB will boot "rescue kernel" (which is bumped manually) and each successful boot will mark "latest and greatest" kernel as the one to boot "just one more time".
P.S. Actually I lied: I've used not "rescue kernel" but the whole separate "rescue distribution" on a separate partition. This meant that even serious screwups in the upgrade process were only able to bring server down if they somehow managed to kill grub itself (the whole machinery lived on separate partition not related to /boot in both systems).
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