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Spoke to people on irc.ubuntu.com, one user said, "Ubuntu 7.04 only just came out". I solved it by making the /boot the first partition and make it 32MB. This article is based on a document formerly found on our main website gentoo.org. Tell the BIOS to not boot from the floppy first. [1] took hard disks off the system one-by-one until found out the problem was caused by the SiI3512A SATA RAID-controller. useful reference

Search this Thread 04-11-2006, 06:43 AM #1 philipina Member Registered: May 2003 Posts: 77 Rep: VMWare / GRUB loading Error 18 Hello, I have a problem to start SUSE You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Solution - Booting an entry First, verify that the root and setup lines that were used are correct. Ubuntu installed with no problem, and after reboot, I get the error: GRUB Loading stage 1.5 Grub error 18. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/22833

Philipina. If anyone else encounters this problem in the future, you may feel free to follow these directions and you should be on your way to a trouble-free boot in no time It's just that screen. There's multiple reasons to why I need to install using VMWare, the biggest one being that I don't have any DVD-R:s big enough to boot from.

please wait...Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Another possibility is that Grub was installed on the MBR and then reinstalled (for instance due to hard disk changes) but using the wrong setup and root commands. Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. If it is certain they are valid, then there is the possibility of using a flawed GRUB version (0.93.20031222).

Hope this helps improve Ubuntu as it still looks promising. Will still keep an eye on Ubuntu :) z0man (z0manifest) wrote on 2007-04-23: #7 My GeForce is 7100 GS and I found that the refresh rate is 50Hz but just to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FixVideoResolutionHowto Brian Murray (brian-murray) on 2007-06-02 Changed in grub-installer: status: Needs Info → Rejected See full activity log To post a comment you must log in. https://communities.vmware.com/thread/307107?start=0&tstart=0 I should probably mention that this is only a problem in VMWare.

I put the win 7 disc in and It didnt boot. Show 0 replies Actions Remove from profile Feature on your profile More Like This Retrieving data ... Several functions may not work. Retrieved from "http://www.linux-kvm.org/index.php?title=Boot_from_virtio_block_device&oldid=173320" Categories: VirtioDocsHowTo What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Page information

get the partition table with "fdisk -l" acid_kewpie View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit acid_kewpie's homepage! But it should just work on new machines like openSUSE. You may need to use fdisk’s expert menu to fix the partition ordering if you can’t live with a /dev/sda3 at the beginning of the disk. Back to top Back to OSx86 10.5 (Leopard) 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear InsanelyMac Forum → OSx86 Project

Now, I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del, and suddenly the Grub bootloader goes thru with no trouble. http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-25.php This may take a long time 8.1 Situation 8.2 Solution 9 When installing GRUB, it just hangs 9.1 Situation 9.2 Solution 10 Uncompressing Linux... You can not post a blank message. Solution Try disabling framebuffer support in the kernel.

My problem seems to be that VMWare can't access the second partition when GRUB is installed. I had this problem directly after I created a bootable Ubuntu USB flash disk. Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ http://imagextension.com/grub-error/grub-error-25-usb.php Apache Daemon Trying To Ping On Centos But Not Working Selinux Issue06.

The only stress-free solution is to move /boot to its own partition directly at the beginning of the virtual disk. location: linuxquestions.com - date: August 30, 2004 My computer has a partition for linux fedora (the default OS) and also XP. someone told me to edit the Boot settings.

qcow2 I have problem to boot from qcow2 format image, it will hang while kernel booting.

If attempting to boot the system using a GRUB floppy, the problem disappears. Still in the BIOS, I tried to change the Vmware virtual Hard Disk from "Auto" to "User", but I don't know the settings that I should put for the drive so If you edit the Wiki article, please do not add yourself here; your contributions are recorded on the history page. Situation GRUB loading stage 1.5 GRUB loading, please wait...

So I thought I'd install Ubuntu Edgy 6.10. Ubuntu: 0. This may take a long time. Get More Info Years ago, she installed a version of ubuntu onto a hard drive partition, and I think an ubuntu "safe mode" onto another one.

I installed using VMWare and booted with GRUB, and it worked perfectly. Thanks. GRUB just shows a GRUB prompt Situation When booting the system, a GRUB prompt appears instead of a list of entries that were defined in the grub.conf file. Ok, booting the kernel.

grub>root (hd0,0) grub>setup (hd0) Segmentation fault Solution This is a known bug related to this problem and has been fixed in grub-0.96. And it works fine with Vmware 5 and newer. So a priori I won't be able to try the distro (etc)." Add tags Tag help kenden (kenden) wrote on 2005-09-30: #1 More info: I moved the vmware image on anoter Solution If there is no floppy drive, was the --no-floppy switch used?

I really don't understand what I'm supposed to download - grub, grub-legacy or re-install ubuntu or what? Ubuntu doesn't tell you about this. DO NOT include the < or > symbols themselves* 1. I've been using the Windows partition.

Back to top #5 vilpostus Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:40 PM vilpostus Enjoy the silence Members 1,244 posts Gender:Male Location:Planet Earth (aprox.) May try this one http://www.insanelym...howtopic=154801 This will Thus, grub is installed past cyl 512, and the system will not boot. I used boot info script' and am attaching results below. By that time I just about had it with Ubuntu.

Then a week ago, I tried to turn on the computer and almost immediately it saysGRUB stage 1.5. Gentoo does, right in the install instructions, which is what takes the place of an installer. Back to top #3 vilpostus Posted 06 October 2009 - 04:35 PM vilpostus Enjoy the silence Members 1,244 posts Gender:Male Location:Planet Earth (aprox.) http://www.insanelym...p...=190672&hl=Thou you could really bother to explain in root #mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/gentoo/boot root #cat /mnt/gentoo/boot/grub/grub.conf Also make sure that the menu.lst symbolic link exists: root #ls -l /mnt/gentoo/boot/grub/menu.lst lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Mar 7 14:00 /mnt/gentoo/boot/grub/menu.lst -> grub.conf

Install (Interface in french, Keyboard in german; not sure it matters) The installer uses all the space available and manage the partition (default option) 4.

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