The Boot time plays a paramount importance when you start your system. Lesser the boot time is, the chances of catching the BIOS (Basic I/O System) is slighter as compared to the increased boot time.
In today’s world everyone has a busy schedule and they don’t want their PC’s or Laptops to take a long time to start up, as sometimes it causes irritation as well. Perhaps, the situation arises when you are not able to enter into the BIOS due to a millisecond boot time.
This time you may feel to increase the boot time, especially in Ubuntu system. Ubuntu takes half of the time to boot, if we compare it to the Windows. Therefore, you may feel worse when not able to enter the BIOS to make the changes to the system. That’s why I have prepared this tutorial which will be helpful for you.
To increase boot time in Ubuntu installed on VMware Workstation, the user can learn to do so, by following the steps as explained below. One way of doing this is to make some sort of changes in the configuration file and you people might be knowing about the importance of these files. A little mistake while editing the config file, may be disastrous for your system.
Steps to Increase Boot Time in Ubuntu Installed on VMware Workstation
Step 1: Go to the destination where the Ubuntu is stored. It will be surely inside the Virtual machine, as you have installed it using the VMware.
Here, you will come across a file with the extension “.vmx”. It is a Virtual Machine Configuration File, that contain all the information regarding the configuration.
I have decided to edit it with the “Notepad“, the simplest one.
Here the numeric figure is in milliseconds, where I have added 20000 which means for 20 seconds. You can add 10000 or 30000, this much time is enough to catch the BIOS setup.
Keys may differ according to your system. That’s it guys you have successfully made the changes.