On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 10:40 AM Kevin O'Connor <kevin@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.devillier@gmail.com>
> > Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:20:23 -0500
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Matt DeVillier <matt.devillier@gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Paul Menzel <pmenzel@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?

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