Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 590284
grub os selection list not showing
Last modified: 2011-06-27 12:11:12 EDT
Created attachment 412548 [details]
Description of problem:
After installing fedora 13RC2 with windows installed, grub does not show a list of which OS to select to boot. It boots straight to fedora. Reason being
timeout is set to 0 (timeout=0).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
installing f13 with another os installed. For me only on windows.
Steps to Reproduce:
I do think new users will heavily complain about fedora having 'deleted' their windows partition and deter them from using the new fedora. Thus i put the priority to high if there is a possibility to fix this prior to the official release.
timeout=0 is a very bad default!
I just got bitten by this.. I have a Dell R410 server and F13 doesn't detect the disks of it.. I have to start the F13 installer with "iommu=soft" boot option, and then the disks are detected.
Now after installation I should add that "iommu=soft" option to the kernel from grub menu, but since the timeout is zero I can't do it! Computer will boot straight to Fedora and get stuck since the disks aren't detected..
Please fix the timeout to 5 or 10 seconds for F14.
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