A BIOS provides multiple options for specifying an order/priority to search for boot devices. Is there really much of a purpose now to have to specify more than one possible boot device?
It would seem to me it is only useful when popping in an CD/DVD to install an OS after which the common scenario is to always boot from the hard drive unless something is broken.
I'm curious as to why not simply have 1 option/device to set in the BIOS and expect the user to press a key to do alternate boot instead?
Is there still a scenario for having the BIOS try multiple devices in a configured order?