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Re: how to make Debian less fragile (long and philosophical)

On Tue, 17 Aug 1999, Craig Sanders wrote:

> (2 seconds isn't very much time so i usually increase the timeout
> to 15 seconds - "delay=150" rather than "delay=20" - by editing
> /etc/lilo.conf)

I find you can get alot more time by just making sure scroll lock is
turned on before you get to the lilo prompt. Some bios's will let you do
that while it is checking memory, others while it is checking the floppy..


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