lilo/grub etc.: time-controlled boot selection?

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Wed Sep 11 04:04:11 PDT 2002

On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 12:42:07 +0200 Marcel Pommer <mpi at> wrote:

> hi,
> has anyone ever heard of boot loader (lilo/grub or whatever) that is
> capable of daytime-controlled booting?
> what i mean is that it automatically boots, say hda1, if the hardware
> clock is between 9:00 and 17:00 and hda2 if not.

I'd really like to know why this is useful. Are you timesharing your
computer with someone else?

BTW, this is inappropriate for blfs-dev. This should go to blfs-support. 

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