[haiku-development] Re: Press Space for Boot Options in Bootloader

  • From: Fredrik Holmqvist <fredrik.holmqvist@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:06:38 +0200

2010/10/25 Karl vom Dorff <karlvd@xxxxxxxxx>:
> A lot of newbies don't know how to get into the boot menu options for Haiku.
> Haiku fails on a lot of hardware and can boot by disabling some options.
> Would a subtle, right bottom aligned small  'press space for boot options'
> be a good idea (at least for the alpha/beta, or even in the final)?
> Haiku boots so fast one might not see this. Ubuntu has something similar,
> where it gives a message and waits a couple seconds. Seems every OS has
> different keys for boot menu options.

I'd much prefer to see this well documented where you get Haiku, and
in readme's.
I want my boot-time as short as possible, especially now that I'm
working on bugs where the reboot time is a critical factor on how fast
I can proceed.

Your concern is a good one though.

/Fredrik Holmqvist, TQH

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