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i have grub and when it goes into the grub boot manager and it has 2 options : linux and DOS i click on dos and it goes to a blak screen and just sits there and does nothing.
What is GOING ON!!!!!!!!
please help me out.
ok ... maybe i didn't say this but i am an absolute idiot when it comes to linux. ive never seen an os like this. so maybe if you can explain things alittle more, i could understand.
just like a step by step would be nice.
Slow and easy. I am guessing you can log into kde or gnome (or whatever you are using.) Hit Alt-F2 and it will bring up a command line. type in "xterm" (no quotes) and click ok. A terminal window will pop up, and type this in "su", enter your password for root. okay next, type "cat /boot/grub/grub.conf" (again no quotes) and copy and paste the info printed out in this forum (you can copy and paste by just highlighting the text and then right click in the furom window and click "paste" that will give us the info we need to help you more.
Go to a terminal with root priveleges and then cd to /boot/grub . Then, you can punch in vi grub.conf and then copy it over. ...or you can use an X text editor and just load that file up. That would be much easier as far as posting it here.
(this was actually a double-post, but Tedst-God made a post during my edit session )
Not to sound mean or anything.. but.. why do people do this?
Just.. follow my original reply.. type that in an xterm (or.. at the bash prompt if you boot in non-windowing mode) and post the result here.
Why do people feel the need to restate the same answer? Tends to confuse people.
I've seen soooo many posts with: "Yeah do what that guy said"
Seems useless.. detrimental even. Hampers people from accurately finding what they want. No offence intended to anyone.. but seems wierd and useless
Note that you do not have to rerun grub a
NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. Thi
all kernal and intrid paths are
kernal /vmlinuz-version ro root=
title red hat linux (2.4.20-6)
kernal /vmlinuz-126.96.36.199 ro root=LA
ok so remember to treat me like a moron using step by step thx