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Old 04-28-2009, 03:17 PM   #1
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Red face How to increase Grub boot wait time on Dual OS RHEL 5 and Windows XP

I have installed Windows XP and then RHEL 5 on a new partition. While booting the machine, the grub waits for only 2 seconds which is highly insufficient. How to increase this wait time or disable auto booting and booting wait indefinitely. Thanks in advance.
Old 04-28-2009, 03:27 PM   #2
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You need to edit /etc/grub.conf and change timeout= to whatever you want. Look for this...


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