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

Marcel Pommer mpi at
Wed Sep 11 04:48:05 PDT 2002

Matthias Benkmann wrote:

> 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.

Sorry, I already saw that i posted to the wrong group. But to answer your 
question: the machine is supposed to be woke-on-lan at night and boot a 
linux system that automatically modifies the windows system which is used 
during the day.

Marcel Pommer   techn. Leiter
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