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Old 01-03-2004, 12:28 PM   #1
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boot problem with GRUB!

i have made a extra boot option with GRUB
i changed grub.conf
title dos
kernel /boot/memdisk
initrd /boot/98boot.img

to the bottom of the page
then i boot
i choose dos
then i see:

Booting 'dos'

root (hd0,0)
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partiton type 0x83
kernel /boot/memdisk
[linux-bzImage, setup=0x3800, size=0x0]
initrd /boot/98boot.img
[Linux-initrd @ 0x3ea8000, 0x168000 bytes]

then it hangs
does nothing
please help me.
Old 01-04-2004, 12:39 AM   #2
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read thru this, you might need to "chain-load" .......maybe??!!??


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