Grub2 Brilliance

This is what update-grub outputs (I keep typing grub-update because it just seems more logical):

$ sudo update-grub
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-16-generic
[…]
Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda1
[…]
done

This is what /etc/default/grub wants to set the default boot entry:

GRUB_DEFAULT="Windows 7 (loader) (on /dev/sda1)"

Thanks. That really made things so much simpler.

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