Can yaboot delay for kernel choice?

Paul Nasrat pnasrat at
Sun May 24 18:22:52 EST 2009

2009/5/24 Mark Knecht <markknecht at>:
> Hi,
>   I'm trying to add a new kernel to my Mac Mini but when I boot
> yaboot just jumps immediately to my old kernel immediately without
> giving me a chance to select the new one. I have a couple of
> delay/timeout things I got from a Gentoo page but they aren't working
> or I don't know the trick to get them to work. If I change the default
> line then the new kernel boots, but I'd like the choice at boot time.

delay is for the first stage boot loader

You want timeout which is in tenths of seconds eg:



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