GRUB black screen
I have a dual boot system with XP and Redhat 8.0.
I have the XP bootloader on the MBR, and then GRUB on the linux partition.
It was working fine before, but i don't know if I changed anything, or whatever, but now whenever i choose to boot into RH, i get a black screen with the word GRUB. I have checked grub.conf and it looks ok, but can't get it to boot. Here is my grub.conf and my partition table.
Any ideas? Thanks a lot.
[root@localhost boot]# fdisk -l
Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 2432 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 1020 8193118+ b Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda2 1413 2432 8193150 f Win95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda4 1021 1412 3148740 83 Linux
/dev/hda5 1413 2432 8193118+ b Win95 FAT32
Partition table entries are not in disk order
# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You do not have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /, eg.
# root (hd0,3)
# kernel /boot/vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda4
# initrd /boot/initrd-version.img
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-24.8.0)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-24.8.0 ro root=/dev/hda4 hdc=ide-scsi
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-14)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-14 ro root=/dev/hda4 hdc=ide-scsi
Re: GRUB black screen
yes, i have the NT (XP) bootloader on the MBR, and from that i go to grub on the linux partition
copy the bootsector with dd to windows partition
i think it should work
(incidentally i tried once this approach booting through nt boot loader - the bad thing about using this approach is that every time you change some partition you have to redo everything- so isn't lilo/grub on the mbr a better idea)
Thanks a lot....that did.
I forgot about a kernel update that I told the Red Hat updater thing to do. That was what messed it up.
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