[SeaBIOS] [patch] Skip the bootmenu if only one device is found

Sven Schnelle svens at stackframe.org
Sat Dec 17 17:21:53 CET 2011

On 12/17/2011 05:02 PM, Sebastian Herbszt wrote:
> Marc Jones wrote:
>> The bootmenu is only useful if there are multiple devices. We can
>> speed up theboot by a few seconds if there is only a single device to
>> try to boot from.
>> Signed-off-by: Marc Jones <marcj303 at gmail.com>
> Isn't the bootmenu also useful to check if the bios detected other
> boot devices?
> Please check the previous discussion [1].
> [1] http://www.seabios.org/pipermail/seabios/2011-April/001656.html
If there's more than one device detected, the boot menu is shown. If
there's only one menu entry,
don't show it, as the user cannot choose any other option. At least me
and a few other people
hate the fact that seabios waits longer for a keypress than the complete
coreboot + seabios
cycle takes for initialization of the computer. I would really like to
see this (or mine, doesn't matter)
patch to go in.


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