bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #42835, GRUB_TIMEOUT cannot be set to zero...


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bug #42835: GRUB_TIMEOUT cannot be set to zero to hide the menu

Submitted by:  Thomas Hirsch <thokari>
Submitted on:  Wed 23 Jul 2014 08:52:39 PM UTC  
Category: ConfigurationSeverity: Major
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Software Error
Status: InvalidPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 
Release: 2.02~beta1Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: None

Fri 25 Jul 2014 11:17:50 PM UTC, comment #1:

Ubuntu-specific patch. Not handled here.

Vladimir Serbinenko <phcoder>
Project Administrator
Wed 23 Jul 2014 08:52:39 PM UTC, original submission:



and doing (on Ubuntu):

sudo update-grub

will have no effect, because of the lines

if [ "${timeout}" = 0 ]; then
set timeout=10

in grub.cfg

See also here:

The version used is actually 2.02~beta2-9.

Thomas Hirsch <thokari>


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