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I have just installed slackware 9.1 on my pc, (intel celeron 400MHz 4GB HDD 64MB RAM)
the installer all seems to work OK, but when i finally get it installed on reboot i get this
GRUB Loading stage1.5.
GRUB loading, please wait...
then everything stops,
can someone tell me what an error 17 is and how to fix it?
preferably in plain English as i am new to linux, as yet i haven't managed to get a stable system...
i have tried red hat 7.0 but with it being too out of date and X problems i tryed Ubuntu (horay hedgehog and breezy badger) HH loaded but wouldn't run anything BB wouldn't install)
as you can see i am having trouble with linux, but it is the only OS that will run well on my dinosaur of a PC... and i want to get to know my way round linux as i will be using it at university next year (debian sarge i think) (i would have got that but it is only free as in freedom not as in cost )
the 2 errors grub loves to give me are 17 and 18 and the easiest way i found to fix it is install the os again and prey. but thats comming from someone that has reinstalled more linux oses than there are out there