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Old 06-20-2006, 04:24 PM   #1
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booting hard drive Linux from floppy problem

Hi everyone.
I wonder if you could help. I've built a floppy as per

the GRUB instructions. The Mandriva 2006.0 free that I put on my hard drive starts to
Uncompressing Linux...

but then after a second or so gets

ran out of input data

-- System halted.

Can anyone see what I did wrong. I didn't include the splash screen line.

title Linux 2.6
root (hd0,10) it is on hda11
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-12mdk ro root=/dev/hda11
initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.12-12mdk.img

I put the above into menu.lst and grub.conf on the floppy just in case.
Thanks for any insights


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