NICE!!! Thanks to Thoreau and Eagle_Seven for responding!!!
I finally got it all worked out
Ok, I installed SUSE 9.1 (installation was very smooth BTW), and proceeded to compile a new kernel (2.6.7)-- which worked fine. I have now inserted the following lines of code into grub:
title Linux kernel 2.6.7
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.7 root=/dev/hda2
BTW, I was told that my new compiled linux kernel can be found on the same file system as SUSE9.1, so I basically copied the code. My default linux boot is also located at (hd0,3) and root=dev/hda2
So when I try to boot up my new kernel, it load for a few seconds, then hangs with the following error(s):
VFS: Cannot open root device "\dev\hdc4" or unknow block (0,0)
Please append correct root= boot option
Kernel Panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknow block (0,0)
Any ideas where I'm going wrong??