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Old 03-01-2005, 09:08 PM   #1
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red hat linux is not booting


I am using an IBM P4 machine to boot the linux. The linux OS I have installed to a hard disk (it has only that OS) using some other machine and bring it to the IBM machine and boot the system. Once it starts it come to the GRUB and let it to select the OS (only linux entry is there). But once I clicked the entry the computer goes back to the initial mode and restart the machine as usual way and ask to enter the OS again ( i.e Linux). This is going as a loop. What can.... I do can any body help me..

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Old 03-01-2005, 09:40 PM   #2
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So you installed it on a system other than the system it's booting on? You can run into lots of problems there with differing hardware. How different are the two?
 
Old 03-01-2005, 09:55 PM   #3
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Matir,
Thanks for ur quick reply

Yes......
but linux should boot up though there are hardware mismathches and promting as there are such incompatibilities isnt it?

The earlier system was an AMD machine with compatible hardware (I mean having the same spped as I m using now)

whats ur idea. Do we have any way ro reconfigure at the GRUB level.
 
Old 03-01-2005, 10:47 PM   #4
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Well, if your IDE chipset is different, it may not be seeing the hard drives properly. What kind of motherboards have been in use?
 
Old 03-02-2005, 01:12 AM   #5
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plz clear mantion what would u want. than i think i clear ur problem.
 
Old 03-02-2005, 10:19 AM   #6
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What are the motherboard types of the old machine and the new machine?
 
  


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