increasing grub timeout?

Chris Adams cmadams at
Wed Nov 25 04:14:44 UTC 2009

Once upon a time, Scott Robbins <scottro at> said:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 07:32:53PM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > If you're aiming for the Douglas Adams quotation, it's "A common mistake
> > people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to
> > underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools." :)
> No, I was thinking of this one--from FreeBSD's fortune.  (Probably
> Linux's fortune as well, but I only have it on FreeBSD.)
> Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
> build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying
> to produce bigger and better idiots.  So far, the Universe is winning.
>                 -- Rich Cook

I prefer Einstein's:

   Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and
   I'm not sure about the former.

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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