[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: error 18

From: Koen Segers
Subject: Re: error 18
Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 19:22:29 +0200
User-agent: KMail/1.8.1

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!

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]