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Usually when you compile a new kernel you want to test it by adding a new section at the bottom of the file (starting with the "title" command), and leaving the old kernel alone, just in case...
(note, unlike lilo, grub does not need to be reinstalled after editing it's configuration)
I'm making the assumption that you replaced your old kernel with your new in the file system and didn't touch grub's configuration (because it says "Booting Fedora" instead of "Booting Fedora My New Kernel" or some such). I could be wrong. Ignore me if I am.
What was the final steps you used to compile your kernel?
Did you do a 'make install'? Or did you copy the files manually?
Did you verify that every entry in the '/boot/grub/grub.conf' matches to a proper file?
this is the config of my /etc/grub.conf
vmlinuz-188.8.131.52-mykernel1-1# 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/hda7
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Fedora Core (184.108.40.206-mykernel1-1)
You only need one "default" entry and one "timeout" entry. I'd remove the second pair. I'd guess that those could be interpreted as bogus commands. GRUB takes everything between a title and the next title to be instructions on how to boot a particular kernel. GRUB wide settings such as time out and default selection should be located at the top, before the first title section.
If this doesn't help, then I'll need to rack my brain a bit harder...