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Isn't the command grub-install /dev/sda what you do to write grub to boot from sda ?
I ran that command from fedora 11 but it still wants to boot from WindowsXP
The two hard drives are not set up master, slave , they CS selected on a Dell
Here is my menu.lst file.
I do have a separate /boot partition sdb1
WindowXP is on sda
Fedora 11 is on sdb
With this menu.lst, I did a, grub-install --recheck /dev/sda , and when I do a reboot I get a Error 21.
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,0)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/sdb3
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Fedora (188.8.131.52-64.fc11.i586)
kernel /vmlinuz-184.108.40.206-64.fc11.i586 ro root=UUID=aab20ab4-9875-44d9-b8bb-57d8101d299b rhgb quiet
title Fedora (220.127.116.11-43.fc11.i586)
kernel /vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-43.fc11.i586 ro root=UUID=aab20ab4-9875-44d9-b8bb-57d8101d299b rhgb quiet
title Fedora (22.214.171.124-217.2.8.fc11.i586)
kernel /vmlinuz-126.96.36.199-217.2.8.fc11.i586 ro root=UUID=aab20ab4-9875-44d9-b8bb-57d8101d299b rhgb quiet