[PLUG] How to tweak Grub
Milind Arun Choudhary
milindchoudhary at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 19:59:50 IST 2009
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 5:23 PM, K.V.RAJEEV <kvrajeev at npcil.co.in> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am a newbie. I have installed Fedora-10 on SATA-2 having Windows XP Prof. on SATA-1.Everything fine.
> But I want the dual boot option from the starting without hitting any key when grub appears.
> grub gives only three seconds to hit the key.That is a short time.I want grub to give dual booting option straight.
> Is there a way?
boot fedora to edit the grub.conf file.
"/boot/grub/menu.lst" or a symlink "/etc/grub.conf"
there are various parameters in this file, changing those to your
needs will help.
1. Increase the wait period
timeout <n secs>
2. remove this line if you are prompted to hit ESC before to see the grub menu.
3.The default OS to boot.
the conf file itself has sufficient explanation of these params..
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