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Re: GRUB command-line with timeout

On Thu 01 Jul 2021 at 20:08:40 +0200, Steve Keller wrote:

> When booting with GRUB, normally the menu showing several kernel
> versions and/or kernel command lines appears to choose from.  If no
> selection is made within a few seconds (default is 5s IIRC), the
> default entry is booted.

Sounds about right.

> I'd prefer to be dropped into the GRUB command line instead of that
> menu.  But still I'd like to have the timeout after which a default
> entry is boot if no command is entered at the prompt.

You want GRUB's normal operation but, at the same time, you want GRUB
to fail?

The use case is interesting. Perhaps you could explain.

> Can that be configured in GRUB?

Only with great difficulty.


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