[Mageia-dev] [bugs] [Bug 8230] Too short timeout

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 20:17:31 CET 2012

On 28 November 2012 19:13, Frank Griffin <ftg at roadrunner.com> wrote:
> On 11/28/2012 02:10 PM, Pierre Jarillon wrote:
>> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8230
>> --- Comment #2 from Pierre Jarillon <jarillon at free.fr> 2012-11-28 20:10:35
>> CET ---
>> Yes, I know! But have you ever see some newbies? A newbie needs more than
>> 10s
>> to read and to understand the first screen. More, the choice of the
>> language
>> should  be the first step.
>> You are an advanced user, I am an advanced user too but the aim of Mageia
>> is to
>> be easy for new users. Never forget this.
>> To set the timeout to 0 (infinite) is a very good solution for everybody.
> Hardly, as it prevents unattended rebooting. :-)
> Anyway, IIRC the help for Kill Timer is right on the screen.

Also in the rare case of a keyboard not working having a timeout is
useful to allow the install system to proceed.

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