Changing the BIOS boot order in linux

Thomas Lange lange at
Sat Jul 18 15:24:52 CEST 2009

>>>>> On Sat, 18 Jul 2009 18:29:34 +0530, Sridhar Kumar Kotturu <sridhar.kotturu at> said:

    > It seems in the Linux, it is NOT possible to change BIOS boot order in
    > running LINUX box.
AFAIK it's not possible. There may be some hacks, but these don't work
on all machines. In FAI, the machines always boot from network via PXE
(so no changes in the BIOS) and get different configs that told them
to do the installation or to boot from local disk after the
installation finished.

regards Thomas

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