LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-18-2004, 08:40 AM   #1
doralsoral
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: raleigh
Distribution: Gentoo 2005.1 x86_64
Posts: 931

Rep: Reputation: 31
bogus logical disk sectors...oh my


recently i messed around with gentoo and eventually i gave up so i reinstalled slackware. when i was messing with gentoo i installed grub. then when i switched back to slack i used lilo. everything seemed fine until i tried to boot to windows and i saw that some parts of grub were still hanging around. so i booted to the windows cd and rewrite the mbr and boot sector and windows worked, but this meant that it deleted lilo in the MBR, so i had to reinstall lilo from the slackware cd. now i am able to boot into both OS's but when i boot to linux i get an error message somewhere saying something to the affect of FAT:bogus logical disk sector 0. even when i take my fat partition out of fstab it seems to come up. can anyone help?
 
Old 02-28-2004, 07:30 AM   #2
aus9
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Distribution: Fedora 25 Gnome (Wayland)
Posts: 5,132

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
hmmm, I can't help but as its been a week heres my 2 cents worth

1) on the original boot loader config your pointer was to the sector next to the mbr (but not in the mbr) AND on overwrite you may have chosen a new sequence such as from the partition itself.

2) if I am right one way could be do confirm this by re-installing grub to the partiion instead of to the mbr and see it that overwrites that sector info?

3) If you have boot disks and they boot without errors, that could well be the confirming sector issue.

4) There are DISK editor programs but I am loathe to recommend at this stage. The other technique is easier to test and assumes you know how to make up boot disks for each operating system
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FAT16 and "bogus logical sector size 64543" shuuhen Debian 4 10-21-2005 04:22 PM
Bogus logical sector Jeebizz Slackware 4 01-07-2005 05:57 PM
DMESG: FAT: bogus logical sector size 0 oldi Slackware 5 07-03-2004 05:33 AM
FAT: bogus logical sector size 0 dzt Linux - General 3 10-22-2003 08:10 PM
bogus logical sector 64543. mount help DigiCrime Linux - Hardware 4 12-20-2002 07:43 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:07 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration