Can yaboot delay for kernel choice?

Mark Knecht markknecht at
Mon May 25 00:47:20 EST 2009

On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Paul Nasrat <pnasrat at> wrote:
> 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:
> timeout=50
> Paul


Grub = seconds
yaboot = 1/10 seconds

Must remember that!


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