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# grub.conf generated by anaconda
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,0)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda2
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.20-6)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20-6 ro root=LABEL=/
chainloader (hd0,4) +1
but now it says something about it beinga fat system and yada yada
now what do i do
if you want i can go and tell you exactly what it says
Not to offend or nothing but linux had been for the people who knew what they were doing. Like programmers who were good hackers (the true meaning).
Now i ask why would you install linux, be it red hat, when you don't know what pico is, nor know where to enter pico /boot/grub.conf. Taking pico from other threads, i prefer crimson editor (loves wine) Seeing that your conf file has windoze at 0,4 makes me wonder 'many' times windoze it toward the front of the partition table 0 or 1 because most install linux after windoze.
So what i would do is start up fdisk(or does red hat have cfdisk) and check to make sure 4 is where windoze is at. There are manuals on-line or you can fo and get a linux book and read it. The books normally have good things on how to use linux.
What's the exact error message it gives you?
That usually helps a lot.
Azrail... I disagree. Linux is becoming as easy to use as windows is. It's good that people are starting to use it, and that a lot of people don't have your mentality anymore. It's annoying to sit there and listen to people: "You need to be a programmer to use linux" Which is completely untrue. So he doesn't know what pico is? I didn't have a clue what it is when I first started to learn how to use it. It's called learning.
Sorry for digging this old post up, but I have excatly the same problem as tedist_god. My grub config file has excatly the same text in Windows part. My Win XP is on hd0 (0,4) because for certain reasons I had to install windows to D: drive (hd0 partitioned to C:&D:, hd1 is where RH is ). I first tried Mandrake 9, which installed ok and windows worked too (mandrake installed LILO), but I didn't get my adsl modem to work and after I saw a redhat 9 drivers for my modem, I installed RedHat9, which uses Grub. Now Grub gives me this problem so is there easy way to switch bootmanager from Grub to Lilo? My hd0 is NTFS.