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Re: Question about grub in a virtual machine

From: Chris Green
Subject: Re: Question about grub in a virtual machine
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2021 15:45:54 +0100

On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 03:50:27PM +0200, Pascal Hambourg wrote:
> Le 27/06/2021 à 09:48, Chris Green a écrit :
> > > 
> > >      chainloader /EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bootmgfw.efi
> (...)
> > While I'm here, the above sequence seems to be remembered somehow as
> > the next time I start the same Virtualbox image it just boots to W10
> > with no intervention.  Is grub somehow remembering the above for me or
> > is it Virtualbox?
> No, GRUB does not remember commands across boots. I also doubt that
> VirtualBox knows anything about GRUB commands history. Maybe Windows boot
> manager modified EFI boot entries and took precedence over GRUB.
I guess that's a possible answer, I didn't think either grub or
Virtualbox was likely to have done it but I couldn't think of an

Your idea makes sense.  Whatever happened it's quite handy! :-)

Chris Green

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