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Re: error 18
Re: error 18
Sun, 2 Oct 2005 19:22:29 +0200
On Sunday 02 October 2005 18:56, you wrote:
> Hello from Gregg C Levine
> Before this event, did your Gentoo system startup normally? And more
> importantly can you boot the system using a boot disk from either
> operating system?
Gentoo still starts up normally. It always has...
It is windows that doesn't start anymore. It gives the error 18 message. I
forgot to mention it (for me it's normal gentoo still works :) )
I don't have a diskette-drive in my pc.
As you can see in my first post, I have used ext3 for my /boot partition. It
means that I can rewrite my mbr when mounting it from a livecd...
I do have a windows install cd. I tried to do a fixmbr, but the install halted
when inspecting my hardware (so I never got a windows console). I think it's
because I use a software raid for my other partitions...
> Please note that your release of GRUB just might, might mind you, be a
> customized version of GRUB that differs slightly from the vanilla
> version available from the appropriate locations. You'd have to check
> the source locations for their delivered version of GRUB to see if
> they supplied any patches, which would be applied at some point during
> its creation, and in this case, we can't help you that much. This
> becomes evident if you were to see a splash image before the process
> starts booting.
I get the splash screen. I'm not sure of any installed patches...
thx for the help!
- error 18, Koen Segers, 2005/10/02
- RE: error 18, Gregg C Levine, 2005/10/02
- Re: error 18,
Koen Segers <=