[PC-BSD Dev] Minor usability tweaks.

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Sun Jun 17 06:28:18 PDT 2012


Isn't that the same with any other OS ?

And shouldn't this be designed for the majority of the user population? I believe that CRT monitors are fading out completely, and the fix is usually to turn the monitor on before you turn the computer on

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On Jun 17, 2012, at 4:18, Dave Vasilevsky <dave at vasilevsky.ca> wrote:

>> 2) Setting delay for boot0 to 4-5 seconds: it's more than enough for a calm choice and you don't need to wait too long;
>> 3) And maybe setting autoboot_delay to even 2 seconds (it's not an everyday task to boot with acpi disabled or into single user).
> 
> CRT displays often take a few seconds to turn on after boot has begun,
> so if boot delays are too short the user will miss the options
> entirely.
> 
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