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Old 06-15-2005, 09:42 PM   #1
KissDaFeetOfSean
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Bootloader Time Limit


Ok, I am new to Linux, so please bear with me. I have installed Mandriva linux. I'm sure this is a common gripe: How do I configure Linux so that the 10-second time restriction for me to choose either Linux or Windows at the bootloader prompt is removed? Specifically, I hate it when it just automatically goes to Linux, if I take my eyes off the screen for an instant. Thanks.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 09:53 PM   #2
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Re: Bootloader Time Limit

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Originally posted by KissDaFeetOfSean
How do I configure Linux so that the 10-second time restriction for me to choose either Linux or Windows at the bootloader prompt is removed? Specifically, I hate it when it just automatically goes to Linux, if I take my eyes off the screen for an instant.
Depends on whether you're using Grub or Lilo. For the former, edit the "timeout" entry in /boot/grub/menu.lst, for the latter look in /etc/lilo.conf.

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Old 06-15-2005, 10:15 PM   #3
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sweet! i was trying to figure this out earlier!

i hate that f'ing timer
 
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