Tom H tomh0665 at
Sun Feb 21 01:48:56 UTC 2010

>> Not sure about the "GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT" tip though. My _RECOLLECTION_
>> is that setting it to zero (its default, I think) means that you have
>> to press "shift" in order to display the menu and setting it to 10
>> means that you have 10 seconds to press escape in order to display the
>> menu.

> It's default is 0, I said to put a # in front of it.

Sorry. You are right. I thought that "GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT" was the
wrong variable and that its default (whether you comment it out or
not) is 0.

I have just checked /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig and it is unset by default
so your solution must work.

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