SV: Accessibility of grub or lilo

Lars Bjørndal lars.bjorndal at
Wed Nov 25 08:12:45 UTC 2009

mattias <mj at> writes:

> How to do the beep?
> I meen how should  the line look like

"title ^GWindows XP"

Using emacs as your editor, you can press c-q before you type c-g to get
the ^G character. The file to edit is /boot/grub/menu.lst.


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> Ämne: Re: Accessibility of grub or lilo
> Robert Jaquiss <rjaquiss at> writes:
>> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
>> Hello:
>>      I will soon be taking a
>> course that will require me to use a dual boot system. We will be running
> Redhat 
>> and Windows XP. My question is which dual boot loader is more accessible
> grub or 
>> lilo? Thank you.
> Personally, I use grub. At the line containing the title of your Windows
> entry in the grub configuration file, you can insert a ctrl-g character,
> which will force a beep when ever you're pointing at that menu point.
> Lars

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