increasing grub timeout?

Karel Volný kvolny at
Wed Nov 25 09:19:24 UTC 2009

> I'm wondering if it's worth considering increasing grub's
>  default timeout to 3 seconds or so.  As it stands, one has to
>  hover over the escape key, trying to time it correctly.  (Or,
>  if they're as lazy as I am, before rebooting, go to another
>  terminal and edit the mounted grub.config.)

+1 for increasing the default timeout

there were mentioned systems, where the graphics does not show up 
early enough ... well, on my system, BIOS seems to "eat" some of 
the early keypresses, the shift key method is not an option


Karel Volný
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