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i've windows XP, slackware 10.1 and redhat 9 on my machine.
yesterday i reinstalled XP.
i do not have common /boot or /home for my linux distros.
the bootloader is of redhat and the entries of slackware are in the /etc/grub.conf of redhat.
after reinstalling XP, as was quite obvious, i lost grub.
i booted with redhat 1st cd, reinstalled grub. O/S options are now there.
i can perfectly boot into XP and slackware but can't make it into Redhat.
when i'm trying to boot Redhat its giving the following error
EXT 2-fs : ide0(3,9) :couldn't mount b'coz of unsupportd optional features (4)
kernel panic: VFS :unalbe to mount root fs on 03:09
i've only one hard drive.
/dev/hda7 is for slackware
/dev/hda8 is for swap and
/dev/hda9 is for Redhat
i tried reinstalling grub 2-3 times but its of no avail.
what should i do now???
any kind of help will be appriciated.
Edit: i also can't mount the redhat in slackware and the fs of redhat was ext3
root@darkstar:~# mount /dev/hda9 /mnt/redhat/
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda9,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
root@darkstar:~# dmesg | tail
hw_random: misc device register failed
[drm] AGP 0.99 Aperture @ 0xe8000000 64MB
[drm] Initialized i810 1.2.1 20020211 on minor 0
mtrr: base(0xe8000000) is not aligned on a size(0x180000) boundary
PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:01.0
CSLIP: code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of California
PPP generic driver version 2.4.2
PPP BSD Compression module registered
PPP Deflate Compression module registered
EXT2-fs: ide0(3,9): couldn't mount because of unsupported optional features (4).