Solved: grub error 18; Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by jrbuergel, Aug 2, 2011. Comment 2 Winfrid Tschiedel 2013-03-19 08:44:08 EDT (In reply to comment #1) > Hi, the error message is addressing exceeding of BIOS limitations. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest have a peek at these guys
And on the livecd you are another user with another id. DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS If it is a newer computer I do not know why you got error 18. GNU GRUB version 0.97 (640K lower / 3072K upper memory) [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. 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?
The first partition, the XP NTFS one, is 90 GB. flavallee replied Oct 2, 2016 at 7:54 AM Keep getting "BOOTMGR is... However, two days back I started getting Error 18 when I boot the system.
I pressed enter and it booted up just fine. Anyway, RHEL-5 is in very late phase of release cycle and even if I would consider this a grub bug, I would not think it is critical enough to be fixed Vaclav Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug. Bios Error 501 Re: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS « Reply #1 on: 2008/09/07, 18:53:09 pm » You will need to reinstall Ubuntu with a new partition layout.Check: http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/GrubError18adrian15 Logged If you
Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Dell Bios Error So I would appreciate if someone could help me in simple language. Error 18 - Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi, I am running Jaunty Jackalope on a new machine and after a recent update I got the following message Jake Jakepal View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Jakepal 09-17-2011, 03:04 AM #2 apilegaard LQ Newbie Registered: Oct
So I suppose that the problem on rhel-5 is caused by Warning: extended partition does not start at a cylinder boundary. Acpi Bios Error Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Linux and Unix > Computer problem? Recovering from such a failure is possible, but most likely not easy. Jake.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I've used VM Converter to upload/convert the VM to ESXi. Bios Update Error I am able to boot to Fedora 8 in the native mode, but not via parallels (boot camp option). Pcsx2 Bios Error BLKRRPART: Invalid argument OK Disk /dev/mapper/pdc_bjfeeibeeb: 19444 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track Warning: extended partition does not start at a cylinder boundary.
A recent backup will of course make the copy easier. More about the author Valkyrie_of_valhalla Linux - Software 11 07-23-2006 03:24 AM Triple boot cylinder exceeds maximum supported by the bios wlfdgcrkz Linux - Software 1 06-15-2003 11:14 PM Maximum cylinder supported by bios exeeded So I've fired up an old server that I have installed ESXi 5 along with vSphere to manage it. James321 replied Oct 2, 2016 at 7:44 AM Loading... Bios Error Message
There are several ways around that. Adv Reply November 19th, 2009 #5 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 just didn't know if this was something I should be worried about (hard drive). check my blog Logged Print Pages:  Go Up « previous next » Forum freezed.
If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place! Gpsphone Bios Error Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks ! If you know how to copy using the commandline you just prefix whatever command you want to use with 'sudo' - then it will run with root permissions.
The problem is when I start the VM is get the following error "error 18 selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by bios” and then I cycle around to a GNU GRUB BLKRRPART: Invalid argument OK Disk /dev/mapper/pdc_cjgdhdfafh: 9717 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track Old situation: Units = cylinders of 8225280 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0 Device Boot Start End I had to shut the system down by the power supply. Gameboid Bios Error and most distro are not designed to boot from a USB device.
Search this Thread 09-17-2011, 01:35 AM #1 Jakepal LQ Newbie Registered: Sep 2011 Posts: 2 Rep: Error 18 : Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS Hi, I have There are errors on the data use: sudo fsck -a /dev/sda1 This will automatically fix stuff. 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. news You are invited to add your own problem as an example at the wiki:http://www.supergrubdisk.org/wiki/ExamplesThank you.adrian15 Logged If you have liked this piece of advice please consider donating to the Super Grub
Is there a way that I can copy all my files? I guess the battery must have died after sometime. Logged adrian15 Administrator Hero Member Posts: 833 Please test Rescatux and report back feedback... But if you are a bit adventurous you might also use this as an opportunity to learn a lot more - reading man-pages (eg.
Just a question to you, why do you think that it worked with openSUSE or SLES ????? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. That leads me to my conclusion that there might the problem - not in grub. snam Newbie Posts: 2 Re: Selected Cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS « Reply #6 on: 2008/12/19, 14:23:51 pm » Now it works .
LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie Error 18 : Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS User Name Remember Me? Please type your message and try again. 0 Replies Latest reply: Nov 16, 2012 3:55 PM by hfeldma1 error 18 selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by bios hfeldma1 Nov 16, 2012 Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? 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.
Regards Deepan codeshepherd, Mar 28, 2008 #1 will_ Messages: 2 I'm having the same problem. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Someone please help me how to resolve this error. 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