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Bug 84417 - W98 existing, add disk with Red Hat 8.0, W98 hangs
Summary: W98 existing, add disk with Red Hat 8.0, W98 hangs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: grub
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-16 11:43 UTC by jeremy hadaway
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-10 05:06:08 UTC

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Description jeremy hadaway 2003-02-16 11:43:10 UTC
Description of problem:

IBM Aptiva PC with w98. Add second IDE primary slave, test with W98 recongnised 
no problem. Install Red Hat 8.0. mbr on Linux Slave, Red Hat loads fine through 
grub but w98 hangs unless in safe mode. W98 CD in storage, need to return PC 
back to beloved therefore decide to remove Red Hat primary slave disk. Grub 
comes up with an error looking for the disk.

What has grub written to the w98 primary and how do I remove - should be in the 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. W98 PC add disk and install RH 8.0
Actual results:

w98 hangs unless in safe mode.

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 David Lawrence 2003-03-10 04:57:46 UTC
Changing product and component so proper developer will see this bug.

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-03-10 05:06:08 UTC
Please see
for instructions on removing Red Hat Linux.

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