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you are in RH, ok. go to your xterm, SU, get into root mode, and then open gedit, which is a nice graphical editor, just by typing gedit. Then go to your /etc folder and edit grub.conf that's all your need to do. When you finish don't forget to save it, and then just reboot, no need to re-run it. good luck,
oh, btw, I once trying upgrading the xf86 server as well, and I also did follow the instructions step by step, everything seemed cool. I rebooted, and ran startx, the thing never worked properly...I ended up having to re-install the entire system again and I never bothered upgrading the server again...screw it. It is quite delicate and more than often doesn't work when you do it manually. Best bet would be upgrading it by installing newer version of redhat, but then again, RH 8.0 comes with th elatest versino of XF86 I think...and if it doesn't then you're just going to have to wait for them to put in it the update agent or wait for RH 8.1, , that is your safest bet.
editing grub did nothing so I am going to
reinstall RH and say screw it with the
Xfree86 shit...(untill I understand it more).
MY BIG question is:
Are there any steps to be taken with GRUB
before I reinstall, or just go ahead with it
and GRUB will overwrite itself??
Another words....When I use DISK DRUID,
should I just delete the partitions and reinstall
like I INSTALLED or do I have to FDISK /MBR
and hope like hell I dont screw up my WIN2000/XP
Yes it will...
You do that:
1. You don't need delete any parttion in DiskDruid, you select 'Format partition' using some FS
2. You install GRUB ( or LILO) directly in MBR!
3. Configure all you Systems right though the installation, I think it is not difficult. Just the select the partition >> Give it a name >> and setup some part to boot first.
Nothing should happen to you WinXP!
BTW When I had RH I have reinstalled 8 times, and it was ok.