Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th May 2010 21:35 UTC
Fedora Core "No, Fedora 13 Linux is not coming out today. The release was pushed back by a week to fix a number of blocker bugs, among them is an interesting one that many users might simply consider to be just a papercut nuisance."
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RE: Comment by dayalsoap
by gilboa on Wed 19th May 2010 08:20 UTC in reply to "Comment by dayalsoap"
gilboa
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2005-07-06

I'm newer to Linux. How would one boot to Windows without the boot menu?


As far as I remember the problem was not a missing boot menu - but zero timeout during which you can choose what OS (Fedora, Windows) to boot.
By default, Fedora installer was supposed to detect that there is an existing installation, and automatically put the non-zero menu display time.

Anyone hit by this bug, could simply boot into Linux, edit the /etc/grub.conf file, and replace the timeout=0 with timeout=<insert_your_preferred_timeout_here>.

- Gilboa

Edited 2010-05-19 08:22 UTC

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RE[2]: Comment by dayalsoap
by Rahul on Wed 19th May 2010 22:25 in reply to "RE: Comment by dayalsoap"
Rahul Member since:
2005-07-06

I was the one who filed the bug report. Actually, you can just press the shift key during bootup and it would show up the menu.

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