Changing the time delay on GRUB before it autoboots

charlie derr cderr at
Fri Nov 10 20:28:22 UTC 2006

sdavmor wrote:
> It's currently at < 5 seconds before the first kernel entry
> boots automatically. Where do I go to change that so it can be
> more like 20 seconds for me to hit ESC if I want to see the
> GRUB menu?

modify the line that sets the "timeout" value in /boot/grub/menu.lst


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