Increase grub timeout

Ben Boeckel mathstuf at
Wed May 19 02:47:42 UTC 2010

In article <AANLkTilubs_7uT0zBk_7RHcEOhLU9bX82Ni-B4189Vwy at> you wrote:
> Wait a sec, when the timeout is zero, don't you get access to the grub
> menu if you hold down the shift key?
> I always thought that was grub's behaviour, not my PC's behaviour...

With an old Compaq machine, the BIOS errors with a 'Stuck key' message
if I mash any of the modifiers. This stops the boot before GRUB. Granted
it's running F11, but some BIOS's don't like keys being mashed at boot.


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