Just got Redhat 9 and tried unsuccessfully to set up a dual boot system (win2Kpro) on a single drive. The next thing I tried was to install on two separate drives.
What were the errors? Did these installs leave any pieces around, or you removed them?
I have two issues. I'm using, or hoping to use Bootmagic. When I choose Redhat it goes nowhere. I'm assuming this has something to do with Grub.
Well, Grub is a bootloader, BootMagic either, as you say. If you're gonna use Bootmagic, I guess it is safe to remove grub. But if I were you, I would stick to grub.
Do I need to reinstall in a particular way, or am I able to overcome this challenge in a different manner?
Can't Bootmagic boot the systems alone?
My second problem has to do with the follow message when I boot Redhat directly from the drive its on:
activating swap partition: swapon: /dev/hda3: invalid argument Failed
I get to the desktop but have trouble launching some applications. Would a failure like this cause that kind of problem?
Did you check to see if this is really your swap partition?
Causing problems depends on the amount of ram you have. Most distros I saw use to say that swap is necessary unless you have 512MB or more. Answering the question: Yes, it is possible.
Post again, if you wish.