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# Color Scheme
#color light-gray/blue black/light-gray
# By default, boot the first entry.
# Boot automatically after 30 secs.
# Fallback to the second entry.
# Splash image
# For booting Slackware Linux
title Slackware Linux 220.127.116.11-ck6
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-ck6 root=/dev/hda1 vga=791
title Slackware Linux 22.214.171.124-ck5
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-126.96.36.199-ck5 root=/dev/hda1 vga=791
title Slackware Linux
kernel (hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz-188.8.131.52-ck7 root=/dev/hda1 vga=791
# For booting Windows XP
title Windows XP
map (hd5) (hd0)
I would greatly appreciate any help you can offer.
"Whenever I try to boot up using GRUB or GRUB2 I get an "Error 18""
You have a mismatched BIOS and hard drive. Your hard drive is bigger than the BIOS has addressing provision for. This does not bother Linux because Linux does not use the BIOS to address the hard drive, except during boot. During boot grub uses the BIOS to find some information in /boot. Your /boot directory happens to be sitting beyond the range ability of your BIOS. There are 2 possible solutions.
1. Set up a small /boot partition at the beginning of the hard drive so that /boot for sure is within the BIOS range.
2. Update your BIOS to handle larger hard drives.
As a temporary expediency you can boot using a live CD.
Thanks for the input, Steve. I'll probably end up updating my bios. (I've already got a bunch of stuff at the beginning of the drive.) Just out of curiosity, do you know why Lilo would boot and not GRUB in this situation? Any ideas on how to make one boot the other? Thanks.