Had installed Windows 7 initially, then with lucid lynx dvd, I installed with default parameters and with dual boot. Usually it took around 12-16 secs to bring up my login screen in windows, but after this install it takes me around 30 seconds to even bring the dual boot choice screen, which also has Linux as the default (1st option that gets selected on inactivity of 10 secs). Here is what I have set out to do.
asked 29 Jun '10, 04:45
There look for the line
Anyway, at lower portion of file you will see entries starting with the word title. Like
If you want to make the first entry default then you will write
So see at which place
Then you will see another entry too in that file,
Now grub will wait for 5 seconds for you to press any key. If you press the key it will display OS choice menu. Else it will boot the default entry.
To sum it up, have a look at following example.
Default is equal to zero which means the default entry is the title 1 which is
I think it is a bad idea to set Timeout equal to 0 or 1.
Hope it was helpful.
answered 29 Jun '10, 13:46