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Re: keypress timeouts

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: keypress timeouts
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 08:01:05 +0900
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At Thu, 18 Apr 2002 14:22:11 GMT+1,
- PSHunter wrote:
> The question is : how long does it take to grub to load a
> kernel (i think this is very variable), because it would

Yes, this is variable. The range is [0,1).

> If loading a kernel is too quick, is it possible to keep
> some control over the system for some time (to cancel the
> kernel bootup in some way)?

I took a look at the code and found it amazing: If you hide the menu
(using the command "hiddenmenu"), you can interrupt the default boot
infallibly, even with the timeout zero. Otherwise, it's by chance
whether you can do that or not. Does that sound ugly?


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