[Users] Agents for Windows
iheim at redhat.com
Tue Dec 10 10:54:22 UTC 2013
On 12/10/2013 03:54 AM, Blaster wrote:
> On Dec 9, 2013, at 1:10 PM, Bob Doolittle <bob at doolittle.us.com> wrote:
>> I'll disagree a tiny bit here. One *really annoying* quality of needing to use F2/F8/F12 during Windows bootup in a VM (including ESX/vSphere) is that sometimes it can be impossible to be quick enough on the keyboard to get attention before the OS bootup has begun. By the time you can get a console focus it's too late. That can be enormously frustrating, and Run Once does help with that.
> On ESXi
> Guest menu -> edit settings -> Options -> boot options -> boot delay. I set all mine to 10,000ms. Delays guest startup by 10 seconds each time you boot, but it’s plenty of time to get the console up (if you need to) and get press F? to get where you want to be.
btw, what happens if you boot from [disk, pxe] - if the disk doesn't
have anything on it, its supposed to pass to 2nd boot device, then on
restart it will be ok?
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