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Old 01-20-2010, 04:56 AM   #16
Larry Webb
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Which directory is grub located in on hda11? It should be in the directory called /boot.
 
Old 01-20-2010, 07:26 PM   #17
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That is correct...
 
Old 01-22-2010, 03:37 PM   #18
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The only advice I can give is to use these commands from Suse terminal and hit the enter key after each line.

mkdir /mnt/hda11 (enter)
mount /dev/hdall /mnt/hda11 (enter)
mkdir /mnt/hda11/boot/ (enter)
mkdir /mnt/hda11/boot/grub (enter)
cp /usr/lib/grub/* /mnt/hda11/boot/grub (enter)
grub (enter)
root (hd0,10) (enter)
setup (hd0,10) (enter)
quit (enter)

The only reason I am using Suse is I know the directory grub is in. This will install stage1

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Old 01-23-2010, 11:08 PM   #19
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a problem with BIOS

Wellllll....

I did the above, things looked promising and the I got
Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS

The BIOS is old because the machine is old, it's a DELL A06 BIOS.
My Fedora install is version 6 and I plan to do a new install of Fedora 12. Through Fedora I may be able to do a firmware upgrade. At this point could firmware be my problem?

Thanks again Larry for sticking with me...

Thoughts on "Error 18" at this time?

~~mr sneakers
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