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Old 07-02-2006, 12:54 AM   #1
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Fedora Core5 and boot time


My Fedora installation has it being the primary boot target and i'm only given 5 seconds to exit out before it auto-boots.

how can i extend the amount of time in Grub to make a boot decision? thanks
Old 07-02-2006, 01:03 AM   #2
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in /boot/grub/menu.lst or /boot/grub/grub.conf whichever you have, look for the line
timeout 5
and change the number to whatever you want
Old 07-02-2006, 01:04 AM   #3
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In the file /boot/grub/menu.lst, change the value on the line "timeout=5" to whatever value you want.

If you want to change what is booted by default, change the value on the line "default=x" to whichever entry you want to boot by default. Remember that the first entry is numbered 0.

I hope this helps


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