Juvenn Woo machese at
Wed Dec 24 02:05:02 UTC 2008

If you want system start from your CD, you shall goto BIOS to set boot
sequenc by pressing F2 or F8 based on your laptop.

Grub just manages which OS in your disk to boot, but not where(i.e. disk,
usb, network, cd) to boot. If you want to modify the waiting time of GRUB
for choosing os, then follow Brain Mckee's suggestion, you shall chang the
'timeout' value in /boot/grub/menu.lst to a positive number, which is in

Enjoy, the Christamas!

Juvenn Woo

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:05 PM, Hannah Josephine Dippe <
hannah at> wrote:

> Hello all,
> after 2 test-installations I want to bring up ubuntu-hardy-heron on my
> ThinkPad.
> What I don't need is <grub> or any other bootloader because I'm decided to
> use LINUX!
> My third, real-installation failed, because my system does not start from
> CD,
> grub is too fast. Who needs some <gismo>?!
> Looking forward for solutions, I wish you all mery xmas and a happy good
> year.
> In love with you all'n hardy heron
> hannah josephine dippe
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