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
It's sdc instead of sdc1. Provide an answer of your own, or ask Ludmil for more information if necessary. This signature has been produced using traditional writing methods on behalf of The Campaign For Real Slogans. snam Newbie Posts: 2 Re: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS « Reply #4 on: 2008/12/18, 10:06:08 am » I've got a really weird problem. their explanation
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. I had used grub 1 from my older Ubuntu 8.04 installed on my internal hard drive, but I recently did have Ubuntu 10.04 installed also on the internal which had grub The only thing that has changed is regular updating.Could some Grub update be the problem here - and how do I revert if that is the case?Regards Sticky Top TrevorH Forum If this isn't your case read on.
Your eSata may get detected prior to one of your internal sata disks and so hooking the external disk could up set the disk order. stevsurf Newbie Posts: 4 Re: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS « Reply #2 on: 2008/09/08, 23:59:20 pm » Quote from: adrian15 on 2008/09/07, 18:53:09 pmYou will need to reinstall History Link existing bug Create bug report Link to a FAQ Create a new FAQ To post a message you must log in. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
jrbuergel, Aug 4, 2011 #5 jrbuergel Jim Thread Starter Joined: Jan 17, 2004 Messages: 772 Now I get either a read error when attempting to chainload a Linux on the external i got this problem. I am able to boot to Fedora 8 in the native mode, but not via parallels (boot camp option). http://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3821 Maybe you try to set that for your sdb grub partition?
thanks for any help on this matter. It would be root=/dev/disk/by-label/arch or whatever. FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum 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?
However Grub1 has a bug and it is quite common to see this error if you use a Grub1 version newer than the one in the internal hard disk which always https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub/+question/93844 Then I copied the files from the old /home partition on the freshly created one and installed Arch on the new / partition. Thanks for any help in advance! "Be who you are and say what you feel because those that mind don't matter and those that matter don't mind." Ubuntu Registered User #29486 It hasn't happened since then, and I'm going to assume this was the result of installing updated packages before the shut down. "Be who you are and say what you feel
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 http://fileupster.com/grub-error/grub-error-11.html Is this the beginnings of a failing HDD? I am glad you have solved your problem. hdb5 swap sda (160gig split 20 /140 gig) sda1 ( old suse 10.1 / ) sda2 (backups) sdb (80 gig split 20 /60 ) sdb1 currently a fresh install of Kubuntu
I personally use labels as it's the easiest way, as long as you use different labels everywhere. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Can you post your /boot/grub/grub.conf here? navigate here Although Grub1 has stopped maintenance after the 0.97 version many distros doctored it for their own purpose and their work may not be thorough.
The time now is 09:46 AM. I already checked the post http://users.bigpond.net.au/hermanzone/p15.htm#18 and that's how I got stuck with Gparted while trying to create a separate boot partition. The drive is only 6 months old.
change the boot sequence so that booting start with the cdrom with fedora core 5 1st disk in it. 2. Could all of this be due to corrupt /sda1 partition? When I try to boot Fedora 8 using parallels I get the following error in the grub. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
So I suppose that the problem on rhel-5 is caused by Warning: extended partition does not start at a cylinder boundary. Adv Reply November 17th, 2009 #3 asuastrophysics View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Dipped in Ubuntu Join Date Feb 2009 Location Boone, NC Beans 518 DistroUbuntu Studio 11.10 Oneiric I pressed enter and it booted up just fine. his comment is here Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid
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 Desktop: http://www.sysprofile.de/id15562, Arch Linux | Notebook: Thinkpad X200 Tablet, ManjaroThe very worst thing you can do with free software is to download it, see that it doesn't work for Ludmil (ludmil) said on 2009-12-12: #4 Hi, I ran fsck -a and here's what happens: [email protected]:~$ sudo fsck -a /dev/sda1 fsck 1.41.3 (12-Oct-2008) /dev/sda1: Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted But fdisk still recognizes the SSD as sdb and the HDD as sda.