[CentOS] Grub configuration from within Windows

Hakan Koseoglu hakan.koseoglu at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 11:56:52 UTC 2009


Hi Marko,
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> wrote:
> My friend uses a typical dual-boot setup (Windows XP and Centos 5.3).
> The machine is online 24/7 and he often uses it from a remote location
> (Linux via ssh -X, Windows via rdesktop).
>
> The problem is that he wants to be able to remotely configure which of
> these two OSes is to be the default on next reboot, so he can switch
> from one OS to the other and back remotely. If Linux is up, he just
> needs to reconfigure grub.conf, but if Windows is up (and default) he
> has no way of accessing grub.conf.

Along with other options provided in the list, you can also use this
to mount that partition as ext2 within Windows.

http://www.fs-driver.org/

See the section about mounting ext3 partitions:
http://www.fs-driver.org/faq.html#acc_ext3
-- 
Hakan (m1fcj) - http://www.hititgunesi.org


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