Re: Bug#416986: raise timeout when other OS is detected
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Robert Millan wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 12:38:26AM +0200, Pierre THIERRY wrote:
>> Scribit Otavio Salvador dies 01/04/2007 hora 18:54:
>>>> Attached patch rises it to 30s when os-prober has detected another
>>>> OS (leaves it to 5s otherwise).
>>> Great. I think we could apply this patch there. It indeed will make
>>> the dual-boot users' life eaiser.
>> 30s is insanely long. It looks like a quick & dirty way to fix this.
>> Better asking the user for its prefered OS and the timeout it would like
>> would be better, I suppose.
> I think this would just add "interface creep". Most of the users don't want
> to be asked about every little detail.
What if that "last is default" option that grub has? Or is it expected that lilo
might be used, too?
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein
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