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Old 07-01-2007, 09:53 AM   #1
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GRUB no timeout


Hello guys! I want my GRUB to boot automatically Debian without timeout. So here's the /boot/grub/menu.lst config I tried:

default 0
Timeout 0

title Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.18-4-686
root (hd1,6)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-4-686 root=/dev/hdb7 ro vga=792
initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.18-4-686


But instead of no timeout it is entering in infinite timeout...what changes should I do on this file to do what I want?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 07-01-2007, 01:41 PM   #2
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I know that lilo is capable of booting a distro instantly. But on the other hand you can set the timeout to one second. Maybe not perfect, but it serves the purpose

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Old 07-01-2007, 01:58 PM   #3
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You can also hide the GRUB menu. That--combined with 1 second timeout--will be "good enough"
 
Old 07-01-2007, 02:18 PM   #4
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Timeout 0
Is that capitalized in your config file? If so, then my guess is that it does not recognize it and assumes you have no timeout specified which would wait forever...

Change it to
timeout 0
 
Old 07-01-2007, 07:00 PM   #5
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Is that capitalized in your config file? If so, then my guess is that it does not recognize it and assumes you have no timeout specified which would wait forever...

Change it to
timeout 0
DeanLinkous you got it! That was indeed the problem!

*Kills himself for his lack of attention*

Although I think GRUB should have printed some kind of error message to warn me that, it was quite stupidity from my part hehehehe! :P

Thanks sooo much!
 
  


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