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{LITTLE SUCCESS} Re: microSD problem GRUB loading Stage1.5 Read error

From: J.Bakshi
Subject: {LITTLE SUCCESS} Re: microSD problem GRUB loading Stage1.5 Read error
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:09:13 +0530
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J.Bakshi wrote:
> adrian15 wrote:
>> J.Bakshi wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> I have tried to install GRUB 0.97 in the microSD card of motorola L7i
>>> mobile.
>>> GRUB has detected the microSD of motorola L7i as (hd1) and the fat16
>>> partition of that card as (hd1,0)
>>> I have executed GRUB shell and then executed root (hd1,0) and setup
>>> (hd1)
>>> to install GRUB.  Installation was successful as the output says.
>>> Now whenever I boot my PC from the mobile ( set as USB storage device),
>>> an error comes as
>>> "GRUB loading Stage1.5 Read error"
>>> I have also tried the "grub-install --force-lba" but this time I can see
>>> the word "GRUB" in my monitor and the machine restarted.
>>> I have reformated that memory card as ext2 but the same failure :-(
>>> How can fix this problem so that GRUB can be booted from the microSD
>>> card of my mobile ?
>>> thanks in advanced.
>> Does it work under qemu?
>> If your microSD is /dev/sdc
>> Try qemu -boot c -hda /dev/sdc
>> and tell us if it boots or not.
> Hi Adrian,
> yesterday I tested as you suggest. In my linux system the microsd has
> been detected as /dev/sda
> So I did " qemu -boot c -hda /dev/sda " and it replied back
> "could not open hard disk image /dev/sda"
> The qemu I am using is version 0.9.0
> Please help me to fix the problem so that I can boot GRUB from microsd.
> thanks

Hello Adrian,

a little success.

rather than /dev/sda  I have tried with /dev/sda1 that is the fat16

emu -boot c -hda /dev/sda1

and qemu opens the screen :-)
but with the error

Booting from Hard Disk....

Non -system Disk or Disk error
Replace and strike when ready

please help me to solve.
many thanks

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