kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20-8 ro root=/dev/hda2 LABEL=/ hdd=ide-scsi
and the system now boots to the desktop.
HOWEVER, in the boot sequence, it says the filesystem is being mounted as readonly
ALSO, my changes arent being saved, so when I reboot, I have to manually edit the same line... Where do I make the change permanent? ...I assume that the readonly problem has to be resolved first?