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Ok, booting the kernel 10.1 Situation 10.2 Solution 11 GRUB just shows a GRUB prompt 11.1 Situation 11.2 Solution 12 Could not find device for /boot/boot: not found or not a LxDe, OpenBox & IceWm seem to be the most commonly used & i would avoid the tiled ones except on hand-held machines although http://broadcast.oreilly.com/2009/03/improved-linux-screen-space-ma.html 2. If so, do you know of a way to change hda5 into hda4 without wiping the data?? I formatted a 60Gb drive at a low level (using the Maxtor Powermax utility) and then I let the Ubuntu installer do its thing. http://imagextension.com/grub-loading/grub-loading-please-wait-error-15-debian.php

Next, chroot into the Gentoo system and do a listing of the available files to see what kernel images there are available: root #cd /boot root #ls This will list all Also, hda5 is a fat32 partition because at the time I was writing back and forth from winXP and Linux (not now, lol) and I havent been able to change it Use the mailing list till I unfreeze it » Super Grub(2) Disk Support Boards » Super Grub(2) Disk (English) » Error 18 Grub loading please wait SMF 2.0.9 | SMF I still cannot get my head around why NT can see the drives, and boot from the drives successfully, yet Grub cannot. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/grub-loading-please-wait-error-18-a-343280/

GRUB error 18 Situation kernel (hd1,4)/bzImage root=/dev/sdb7 Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds max supported by BIOS Solution This error is returned when a read is attempted at a linear block address jt (jwtucker) said on 2009-08-22: #4 I have sda2, sda5, and sda6 deleted. Who wrote this disaster?

Is this possibly because of the partitioning tool bundled with the distro? Situation GRUB loading stage 1.5 GRUB loading, please wait... Makes no sense that I can install onto 40 Gb but can't run? no Checking if "/grub/stage1" exists...

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, for the first time) I am also seeing this error 18 from Grub What I do not understand is that the computer seemed to be happy running both my 60Gb disks GRUB returned the terse message "Error 18". http://www.supergrubdisk.org/forum/index.php?topic=370.0 This may take a long time.

Two Ultra Wide SCSI HDD's. 36GB each. This article is based on a document formerly found on our main website gentoo.org. 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 I am running a simple software mirror between the two disks.

A lot of people were getting results from doing something in the BIOS, my BIOS had nothing close to what they were changing to fix their problem. https://marionote.wordpress.com/2010/07/03/grub-error-18-debian-linux-5-05-lenny/ Also the linux-swap being over 2xRam as a Primary Partition immediately after the /boot partition and just before the Windows partition is brilliant to maximise performance on this machine. Another reported mistake is to have the BIOS ignore the disk on which the kernel or GRUB stages reside. Be sure to change partition numbers and the like according to the specific systems specs.

That is, you would need to move /dev/sda3 to come to the start of the hard disk. Get More Info Check the partition for errors: root #fsck -y /dev/sda1 GRUB error 17 Situation root (hd0,0) filesystem type unknown partition type 0x7 Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition Solution This error is Why does this execution plan have Compute Scalars? This error is returned if the device strings syntax is correct but other than that, an error occurred that isn't defined by any other error.

Then you shouldn't have this problem again. bigrigdriver View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by bigrigdriver 10-23-2006, 10:03 AM #7 dasy2k1 Member Registered: Oct 2005 Location: 127.0.0.1 If attempting to boot the system using a GRUB floppy, the problem disappears. useful reference The following people contributed to the original document: Hartwig Brandl, Ioannis AslanidisThey are listed here as the Wiki history does not allow for any external attribution.

Also, the partition on which GRUB stores its stages should not use a software RAID-5 (or other striping technology) configuration. All rights reserved. Anyway, again you've set it up perfectly.

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Martin. Try to disable it in the BIOS or in the kernel. TrackBack URI Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... It looks like sda4 is a little large but that's great because it allows for potential ram upgrades in the future.

Thats how cfdisk wrote to my disk at the time. I hit enter and the computer rebooted and said:Grub Stage 1.5Grub Loading, Please WaitError 18I waited for a while and nothing happened. Why is absolute zero unattainable? this page If something goes wrong you can always reload the old, from your backup.

This may take a long time Situation While trying to install GRUB, it hangs after displaying the following line: root #grub Probing devices to guess BIOS drives. Today, things have changed. Xel'naga666: On your list of partitions, what happened to hda4? Under-the-bonnet the colour difference is caused by Xubuntu using an Xfce Desktop Environment rather than the heavy Gnome one.

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Are leet passwords easily crackable? 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. Although the current GRUB ebuild filters out-fstack-protector, it can't hurt to recompile GRUB with clean CFLAGS if nothing else helps. What will the reference be when a variable and function have the same name?

Tom (tom6) said on 2010-04-04: #9 Hi :) Have you been able to test the new Ubuntu 10.04 before it gets officially released? http://www.xubuntu.org/get The only differences between Ubuntu and Xubuntu really is that Xubuntu starts off blue instead of earthy tones and it lacks the full OpenOffice package although it does have alternatives Chebyshev Rotation Place newline after every command Why microcontroller takes many clock cycles to start up with PLL clock source? If so then deleting sda2 (the Extended Partition) and all the other linux partitions should be quite easy allowing us a fresh start.

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