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Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1010466 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Linux Help! I've found some interesting info here http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/GRUB Does anyone else have any idea how to resolve this ? the thing is though, i'm not dual booting. (well, not from a single hard drive anyway) and the problem resolved itself. http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-18-selected.php

if you using sata drive, try to replace sata cable, i was also facing this problem and i replaced sata cable with new one and it booted up normally.good luck. I am able to boot to Fedora 8 in the native mode, but not via parallels (boot camp option). I also get the "Error 18: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS" message, after following the instructions on http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/SGD_Howto_make#KDECode: [Select]device (hd3) /dev/sdc1
root (hd3,0)
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In fact I wrote Grub on sda and sdb respectively when installing it on the HDD or SSD (so no sdaX or sdbX partition, just sda and sdb). Then I copied the files from the old /home partition on the freshly created one and installed Arch on the new / partition. This signature has been produced using traditional writing methods on behalf of The Campaign For Real Slogans.

Provide an answer of your own, or ask Ludmil for more information if necessary. Of course it dropped me to a recovery shell since all the entries in the fstab were incorrect with the SSD being sda now, but it worked! http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/...gle_Hard_Drive I hope this helps. To enjoy this signature at its best, adjust your monitor's resolution to 1024x768.

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place. CentOS The Community ENTerprise Operating System Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered posts Active topics Search The team FAQ Login Register Board index CentOS 6 CentOS 6 - http://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3821 The crash message says: "e2fsck crashed with SIGSEGV in qsort" So now I am stuck, unable to boot from HDD and unable to create new partitions (the other partitions on the

jrbuergel, Aug 4, 2011 #3 saikee Joined: Jun 11, 2004 Messages: 3,782 Each motherboard has a pre-fixed detection sequence of the Sata controllers. I didn't change any settings in GRUB, nor have I made any system changes. I also get the "Error 18: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS" message, after following the instructions on http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/SGD_Howto_make#KDECode: [Select]device (hd3) /dev/sdc1
root (hd3,0)
So I repartitioned and reformatted my Some > information can be found here http://members.iinet.net/~herman546/p15.html#18 > > From my point of view this is not something which can be fixed in grub - > closing.

it hasn't happened since then, it was just a one-time thing, which is why I was getting curious... "Be who you are and say what you feel because those that mind https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub/+question/93844 But even then I keep getting the error message: "Error 18: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS" when I followed the instructions on http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/SGD_Howto_make#KDEHow can I solve this problem? For the grub bootloader to work, showing you both windows and Fedora, you need to install grub to the MBR (Master Boot Record). a boot sector was also asked and in which i place in hda1.

However, when trying to use Gparted from the live CD to create some space ahead of /sda1, Gparted would run for a while and then crash. Get More Info It has a 80Gbyte primary hardisk in which a windows OS is setup. Search this Thread 05-09-2007, 02:41 AM #1 raport Member Registered: Aug 2004 Location: Legazpi City, Philippines Posts: 77 Rep: grub error 18: selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by bios lubuntu LXDE 13.10 running on AMD Phenom II*4; ASUS Crosshair III Formula MB; 4 GB Ram.....

Password Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion. what i did was to get a linux live cd knoppix 5.0 and copied all my linux file to the primary drive. So I've re-installing oS10.2, still had the same issue with GRUB. useful reference Just a question to you, why do you think that it worked with openSUSE or SLES ?????

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I'll test it and report back later. So I tried to install Grub from the HDD system onto /dev/sdb (executed "grub-install /dev/sdb" from the HDD system) and got error 22 even before Grub's boot list was shown.

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So thanks for the help, and I have learned more about the grub 2 boot loader which really helps to trouble shoot problems. Log in / Register Ubuntugrub package Overview Code Bugs Blueprints Translations Answers Help!!! I'm running a triple-boot MacOS / Ubuntu / Vista setup on a 320GB disk and was able to boot into all three natively (using rEFIt) but attempting to boot the Ubuntu After building in the SSD I partitioned it (msdos partition table) creating partitions for swap, / and /home.

Before reordering the drives everything looked like this:HDD - 1. I have fixed it in the wiki.Try it again and tell us.adrian15 Logged If you have liked this piece of advice please consider donating to the Super Grub Disk project. Besides, are you sure that stays "sdb" when you switch bios orders around? (you can test by booting from the arch iso and looking at partitions then). http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-17-cannot-mount-selected-partition-arch.php Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... GNU GRUB version 0.97 (640K lower / 3072K upper memory) [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. pootman LXF regular Posts: 430Joined: Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:25 pmLocation: Scotland, North of England Top RE: Grub Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum support by Ram » Thu May The boot flag is a good idea!

But now when my external 500 GB sata drive is on and connected by eSATA cable, then my XP will not boot up, ( just a dark screen with no error i think you are right. After more google searching I did find out that this issue is caused by a limitation in older motherboards BIOS, which my computer is fairly old as a 5-06 Gateway. i got this problem.

downriver replied Oct 17, 2016 at 3:40 AM Sony Vaio Problem Ericbo replied Oct 17, 2016 at 3:37 AM Loading... Boot to live cd and check the partitions. My partition map would then look like this: -- Linux 15GB -- MacOS 263GB -- Windows 20GB will_, Apr 27, 2008 #3 (You must log in or sign up to Re: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS « Reply #3 on: 2008/09/09, 19:38:09 pm » Quote from: stevsurf on 2008/09/08, 23:59:20 pmI reduced my partition size as suggested and now

Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Linux and Unix > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors This may take a long time. Offline #3 2012-05-18 13:12:13 PhotonX Member From: Munich Registered: 2008-08-10 Posts: 433 Re: [Solved] Grub errors 18 and 22 when booting from SSD Thanks for your reply! I pressed enter and it booted up just fine.

On any further try I get error 18 "Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by bios". You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Check your BIOS hard drive mapping and make sure the geometry has not changed - maybe your CMOS battery has reset and lost a bunch of settings? Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

fedora 10: [root@rx220b ~]# sfdisk /dev/mapper/pdc_cjgdhdfafh Checking that no-one is using this disk right now ... Maybe you should try the UUID for the new grub config, if that's the case. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view 5 posts • Page 1 of 1 Return

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