hum; system is a triple boot environment; the Boot Magic menu works fine I can select any system and allow the boot loader to timeout and thus boot fine. The login prompt is ok and login is just fine too (ie stty options are ok). On one system, RH 6, I can not select a sub option NOR specify an alternative kernel, as EVERYTHING I type is jibberish! Allowing the timeout, the default system still boots fine. puzzled, where are the stty options set for LILO and/or GRUB???