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When I installed Fedora Core 1, it suggested that I use a boot floppy. I did so. The system boots very well from a floppy.
My problem is that now I want it to boot WITHOUT the floppy! I've been unable to figure out how to do that. I've got grub installed on the hard drive in /dev/hda and the /dev/hda1 partition is set to active and bootable, but no clue what to do from there...
Well, I've spent some hours (10? 20?) going through the manual pages on Grub before this...The PC will come up with the grub prompt but it won't read it's /boot/menu.lst file.
Even if I enter in the commands manually:
initrd /initrd.img <- (Tried with and without, does the same thing)
I get several errors when it starts booting including:
EXT2-fs: unable to read superblock
isofs_read_super: bread failed, dev=09:02, iso_blknum=16, block32
Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 09:02
And there it sits...Frozen.
Not sure why a boot menu isn't coming up and not sure why it's not booting off the hard drive even when I tell it to...