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Old 08-23-2003, 04:41 PM   #1
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is it possible to remove the time limit?
 
Old 08-23-2003, 04:45 PM   #2
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mandrake control center : Boot : Drakboot : configure : and changing the delay before booting default image to 0 should work i think
 
Old 08-23-2003, 07:26 PM   #3
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Near the top of Lilo.conf you'll see

timeout=100

just change that to

timeout=0

personally I use

timeout=10

ie 1 second

(in 10 ths of a second)

and to get into lilo.conf

open console

su
root password

kedit /etc/lilo.conf


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Old 08-23-2003, 07:34 PM   #4
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Be sure to run "/sbin/lilo" as root after your done editing, for the changes to take effect.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 01:27 AM   #5
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Re: lilo

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Originally posted by Rom Raptor
is it possible to remove the time limit?
Edit /etc/lilo.conf and comment out the timeout line, if you do not want to see the lilo screen at all comment out the prompt and delay lines also.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:12 AM   #6
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let me get this straight before i do anything: if i type in 0 i can wait as long as i want before i choose?
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:17 AM   #7
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You want no Limit?

I don't think thats possible, just make it a really big number.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:30 AM   #8
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Code:
       timeout=<tsecs>
              sets a timeout (in tenths of a second) for keyboard
              input at the  boot:  prompt.   "timeout"  only  has
              meaning  if  "prompt"  is  mentioned.  If no key is
              pressed for the specified time, the  default  image
              is  automatically  booted.  The  default timeout is
              infinite.
So comment out 'timeout' and it's infinite. Set it to zero and it's nothing. Comment out 'prompt' and it's nothing. (Though you can then hit ctrl-left shift or something daft like that to force a prompt, iirc.)
 
Old 08-24-2003, 04:22 AM   #9
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i comment by # right?
 
Old 08-24-2003, 04:26 AM   #10
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