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Re: Searching UUID on floppies

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: Searching UUID on floppies
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 21:27:49 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 03:06:30PM -0400, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
> >Some of our commands use --no-floppy.  Also supported in GRUB Legacy (by 
> >'find'
> >or so, can't remember).  Perhaps it's better to use that for consistency?  
> >It
> >is the floppy scan which everyone hates; for other devices I don't think
> >people will mind if GRUB spends a few ms on them.
> I don't know if it's relevant... but there is a situation that is maybe 
> similar when my MacBook boots up (before it even gets to GRUB), if 
> there's a CD in the drive, it wastes about 15 extra seconds spinning it 
> up to look at it, even if I'm not booting from CD.  So that might be a 
> sort of thing to watch out for, when making GRUB search?

Does it happen before or after you get the "Welcome to GRUB!" message?

Robert Millan

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