On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 10:40 AM Kevin O'Connor <ke...@koconnor.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 08:27:59PM -0400, Kevin O'Connor wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 10:32:41AM +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> > > From: Matt DeVillier <matt.devill...@gmail.com>
> > > Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:20:23 -0500
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Matt DeVillier <matt.devill...@gmail.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Paul Menzel <pmen...@molgen.mpg.de>
> > > ---
> > > Upstream from https://github.com/MrChromebox/SeaBIOS/
> >
> > I don't think this is a good change to make.  In the event a user is
> > intending to have multiple boot devices, but only one happens to be
> > present due to a failure of some kind then the machine may incorrectly
> > boot into the wrong device.  This would make troubleshooting worse.
> > If the user does not want the bootmenu then I think it would be best
> > for the user to explicitly configure the machine to not present a boot
> > menu.
>
> Any further comments on this?
>
> If not, I'm inclined to revert this change.
>

instead of reverting, I'd say just make it conditional on a runtime config
flag, maybe /etc/boot-menu-skip or similar?


>
> Thanks,
> -Kevin
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