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Old 03-27-2004, 06:54 PM   #1
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Question How to boot RH9 and Knoppix?

I have installed win xp,RH9, and knoppix(booting from the harddisk) in my computer. I'm using grub to boot xp and RH9, I don't know how to boot knoppix from grub? what do i need to add in the grub.conf to allow my grub to boot my knoppix partition??? Please help. thx

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Old 03-27-2004, 06:55 PM   #2
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what is your Knoppix partition?
Old 03-27-2004, 06:58 PM   #3
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You will have to edit your grub.conf file in /boot/grub to load the kernel knoppix uses along with the partition root. I think if you post your config we should be able to help you.
Old 04-09-2004, 10:37 PM   #4
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thx for the reply.. I have already figured out what to do.. Anyway thanks for the help
Old 04-09-2004, 11:26 PM   #5
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sometimes it's a good idea to post what u did to fix it. b/c rarely, very rarely, people actually search this site for answers and some may have the same prob. IMHO
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My situation is similar. I installed Knoppix and it works fine when i use the boot disc, I am able to mount my other partitions and such. When i dont use the boot disc and i use Grub to load Knoppix I see a bunch of errors while Knoppix continues to load. Then I am unable to mount any of my other partions.
my grub.conf is this

# 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 (hd0,1)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/hda3
# initrd /initrd-version.img
title Knoppix
root (hd0,1)
kernel /vmlinuz ro root=/dev/hda3
initrd /
title Windows
rootnoverify (hd0,0)
chainloader +1

What do I need to change?(post was edited for inaccuracies)

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