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Re: Predictive booting

From: jayanth
Subject: Re: Predictive booting
Date: 3 Jan 2007 05:05:31 -0000


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>    1. Predictive booting (Joseph Le Brech)
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>Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 21:16:01 +0000
> From: "Joseph Le Brech" <address@hidden>
>Subject: Predictive booting
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>Here is an idea,
>could GRUB check the status of the LOCK keys on the keyboard, to see if they
>are all lit up.
>then it could use that to load linux automagically or another os of choice
>as defined in the config file.
>That would really be handy as I usually have to wait 10 secs for the bios to
>kick in then if i want to select a different os than what i usually boot i
>have to also pick from the menu, whereas i can change the status of my lock
>key from the word go.

Wow cool y didnt' i think of this!!! to overcome this problem i used a self made parallel port device with switches!!!!!
this is so much simpler!!! i am sure it can be done!!!!
Infact we can choose 8 OSes from the toggle keys!!!

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