[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.


See the section about mounting ext3 partitions:
Hakan (m1fcj) - http://www.hititgunesi.org

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