increasing grub timeout?

Scott Robbins scottro at
Tue Nov 24 17:24:26 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 11:37:26AM -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 08:30:08AM -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 11:26 -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 07:07:19AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > > 
> > 
> > I highly doubt the timeout will be changed.  We just need to work harder
> > on propagating the information that holding shift will get you the grub
> > menu (or even tapping F8 will just like on Windows, it really doesn't
> > matter which key you hit (as long as it isn't escape)).
> For what it's worth, testing that this morning, I held down the shift
> key after booting and it still just booted with a 0 timeout.  So, I'm
> not sure that solution is universal. 

Follow up--tapping F8, just like Windows (I know you said it could be
any key, but I saw no key on my keyboard marked "any") :), worked

Follow up to the other issue--although, on the forums, someone said
doing yum remove cups would have taken over 200 packages, trying it on
my workstation only showed it making reasonable removals, various
printing packages.  

Scott Robbins
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