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Xel'naga666 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Visit Xel'naga666's homepage! I can't remember anymore which error it was, but It doesn't matter anymore. this model, from what i've found this card was released around the 1997 mark. Grub appeared, but every single option gave me an error. get redirected here

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/grub-loading-please-wait-error-18-a-343280/ Motherboard: ASUS CUSL2-C (BIOS 1009, which is the latest release) HDD: Hitachi HTS541616J9AT00 (160GB) Incidentally, with this motherboard with Matrox G400 Video card, X window was not configured properly, and To get into the BIOS you need to make some boot disks and you can download the exe to do this from the HP website (make sure you get the English Sign of the times: Navajo blanket..made in ChinaHard work does not kill people but why risk it: Charlie MccarthyA man is not complete until he is married..then..he is finished.When ALL is see below: Grub Stage 1.5 Grub Loading, Please Wait Error 18 I've researched this GRUB error and I was able to find that the error basically means that the HDD's connected http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/grub-loading-please-wait-error-18-a-343280/

A 1997 mark controller should not be a problem. Sadly this'll mean you'll have to run the install again but it *should* work. Check if the control has any compatibility issues with the make of SCSI HDDs which you are using. - Sourin sourin View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries Install Xubuntu and then install an even lighter DE such as LxDE or perhaps just a lighter Window Manager such as OpenBox, BlackBox, Enlightenment (e16), Awesome, AeWm (tiled), FluxBox, IceWm, PekWm

Also it seems that your ram is too small for the full Ubuntu and might even be too small for Xubuntu. Please jesus don't use the ntloader, there are a few other fairly good boot loaders out there but they all fail in comparison to GRUB and Lilo. Xel'naga666: On your list of partitions, what happened to hda4? nope, deej is right, windows "must" be on the first partition, it's sneaky that way Last edited by RabidWolf (2009-01-29 12:30:51) Offline #8 2009-01-29 13:13:08 Exitium Member From: Helsinki, Finland Registered:

hehe Last edited by digideus; 09-09-2007 at 04:13 PM. Your machine thinks it only has 181Mb of ram and Xubuntu's stated minimum is 192Mb so you might need to consider 1 (or more) of 3 alternatives; 1. X-ray confirms Iam spineless! http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=42785 Help answer threads with 0 replies.

In your case, the relevant partition is probably /dev/sda3 (at position 73GB), a dedicated partition for /boot. PagesAbout Blogroll WordPress.com WordPress.org Categories: Database Access Oracle SQLite Google Android Linux CentOS Debian Linux memo Ubuntu Net Service Software Development Java Sample code Shell Script step-by-step Useful sites XML Uncategorized Most importantly ... Last edited by Exitium (2009-01-29 14:42:16) Offline Pages: 1 Index »Newbie Corner »[SOLVED] Grub error 18 - cannot boot to Windows Board footer Jump to Newbie Corner Installation Kernel & Hardware

Ram sticks are usually held in place by little plastic levers at either end and spreading these out from the ram usually pushes the ram stick out a little way. lockold=false ## lockold=true # lockold=false ## Xen hypervisor options to use with the default Xen boot option # xenhopt= ## Xen Linux kernel options to use with the default Xen boot Updating the bios can be daunting and could cause problems if your machine gets stuck halfway through. Reason: added possible reason for error digideus View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by digideus Page 1 of 2 1

I bought the DVD/CD edition [of SUSE] because of the advertised back-up from Novell. Get More Info Yepee. The only reason for deleting and re-creating sda4, sda3 & sda2 is to get the numbering a little tidier but it's really not needed. I enabled the GRUB thing or whatever it was...

Offline #9 2009-01-29 14:29:41 Exitium Member From: Helsinki, Finland Registered: 2008-08-20 Posts: 202 Re: [SOLVED] Grub error 18 - cannot boot to Windows About truecrypt-drive: solved. Anyways, all I know is I have never been able to get into the BIOS on it. If somebody can help me, (s)he is my hero. http://imagextension.com/grub-loading/grub-loading-please-wait-error-18-debian.php Question information Language: English Edit question Status: Solved For: Ubuntu grub Edit question Assignee: No assignee Edit question Solved by: Tom Solved: 2009-08-25 Last query: 2009-08-25 Last reply: 2009-08-23 Related bugs

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Related Leave a Comment Leave a Comment » No comments yet. If there is a way around this problem, would running a BIOS upgrade on the card cause any further problems?

It is still on my Winbloze laptop. ( Please post back if this helps or send me an email. 12-31-2005 #6 Daniel T View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View

Before this I had /dev/sdb1 as / and /dev/sdb2 as swap (now I have no swap at all, my 4GB RAM should be enough). A better option is to check your motherboard manufacturer's website for an update to the BIOS, which could make this problem disappear. The problem seems to relate to not having permissions to copy the data to a floppy. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Search this Thread 07-14-2005, 08:24 PM #1 Braytac LQ Newbie Registered: Jul 2003 Location: Sydney, Aus Distribution: Debian (Prefered), Ubuntu, Redhat,

Quick Navigation Debian Linux Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Linux Forums Linux Forums Site News / Info Your Distro Arch Linux Debian The notches are to make sure the sticks are placed the right way around. And im doing the same thing on another lappy right now..... http://imagextension.com/grub-loading/grub-loading-please-wait-error-15-debian.php I have seen a post elsewhere which basically suggest installing Grub onto a small partition, and copying whatever is installed there into Windows, and using the Nt boot loader instead.

GRUB returned the terse message "Error 18". I'm not totally happy with it at the moment but i think it's getting there. So hopefully nothing is wrong with it. Installation was fine, booting to Kubuntu was fine (and upgrading to KDE4.2 was fine), but booting to Windows was not.

TrackBack URI Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... For option 2 i would consider taking the machine to a shop, perhaps taking the hard-drive out and leaving that at home. The installation ran to completion, and then the system would not boot. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here Forum freezed. Help? vBulletin 2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. During bootup, do you see a message like Press xxx to enter setup That will get you into the BIOS and you can change it to Auto insyead of LBA or

However, after installation I could not boot neither Arch nor Windows. You could work around the problem by making your Windows partition smaller (it is impossible to say how small without knowing details of your BIOS and hard disk) and telling the What I would like to know is is this card to old to work with Debian 3.1? I haven't investigated which or if both were needed, but it got me past my problem and Ubuntu ran!

Try each as a LiveCd before considering installing, hopefully the first one you try will be fine so you wont need to try the others ;) My favourite option is number if it is in the super block and there is still the remeins of somthing elce in the MBR (from an old distro or windows) that will try to boot giving

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