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[Bug 214146] New: GRUB menu delay limited to 60 seconds
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  • Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 14:43:36 -0600 (MDT)
  • Message-id: <bug-214146-21960@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/>
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=214146

Summary: GRUB menu delay limited to 60 seconds
Product: openSUSE 10.2
Version: Alpha 5
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: SuSE Linux 10.1
Status: NEW
Severity: Major
Priority: P5 - None
Component: YaST2
AssignedTo: bnc-team-screening@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: gh55@xxxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: jsrain@xxxxxxxxxx


I declare this a major bug on purpose.
On the many computers that I take care of and
that have to be booted and rebooted several times
per day, there is a choice between Windows and Linux
(not my decision). After switching on the mains power,
people go get a coffee or answer the telephone.
When they turn back to the computer, it has booted
the wrong OS. Wasted time 5-10 minutes. Why?
I have no problem with a default delay of 30 or 60
seconds. But I cannot accept the limitation of the
delay to 60 seconds. This has been there since 10.1
at least and I consider it a very serious bug for
my daily work.


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