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Fwd: Re: Key for showing boot menu ?

From: xerces8
Subject: Fwd: Re: Key for showing boot menu ?
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:50:54 +0200

Moving from grub2 mail list to this one ...

(I already tried the suggested repeated pressing of CrsrDown,
it does not help)

-----Original Message-----
From: address@hidden (Yedidyah Bar-David)
To: The development of GRUB 2 <address@hidden>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 11:11:32 +0300
Subject: Re: Key for showing boot menu ?

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 09:51:52AM +0200, xerces8 wrote:
> From: "Yoshinori K. Okuji" <address@hidden>
> > On Saturday 17 September 2005 10:23 pm, xerces8 wrote:
> > > If the grub menu has a short timeout, how do I make it stay,
> > > instead of automatically booting ?
> > 
> > You just need to push any key. How short? Zero?
> I tried holding SHIFT, CTRL , ESC, cursor keys (holding or quickly
> pressing) none worked.

Can you try pressing DownArrow repeatedly from the moment you power on
the machine?

> I am not sure about the timeout (I can't boot into linux to check ;-)
> It might be zero. (I will check later by booting from CD or floppy)
> Regards,
> David
> PS: I saw only after I sent my message, that this list is for GRUB 2.x.
> My problem is with old GRUB. Should I continue on the bug-grub list ?

This will make sense.

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