bugGNU GRUB - Bugs: bug #27616, biosdisk read error

 
 

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bug #27616: biosdisk read error

Submitted by:  Fred Leeflang <fleeflang>
Submitted on:  Tue 06 Oct 2009 02:01:24 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Booting Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  fleeflang
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Release:  other Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Thu 10 Dec 2009 02:32:30 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I just commited a patch to show the disk name in the biosdisk error messages.
I don't think we can do anything to really fix this.

Felix Zielcke <fzielcke>
Project Member
Sun 06 Dec 2009 12:00:22 AM UTC, comment #2: 

workaround is disabling Floppy in bios,
or having floppy in the drive.

janny <janny>
Thu 19 Nov 2009 04:37:16 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Also reported downstream at https://bugs.launchpad.net/grub/+bug/396564

Ryan Steele <rgsteele>
Tue 06 Oct 2009 02:01:24 PM UTC, original submission:  

1.97~beta4-1 on Debian Sid gives a biosdisk read error. sda1 is simple partition /boot, md0 (sd{a|b}2 is /

omega:~# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 1500.3 GB, 1500300828160 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 182401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000bcfa6

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *           1          13      104391   83  Linux
/dev/sda2              14      182401  1465031610   fd  Linux raid autodetect

Disk /dev/sdc: 1500.3 GB, 1500300828160 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 182401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0004c67e

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdc1               1          13      104391   83  Linux
/dev/sdc2              14      182401  1465031610   fd  Linux raid autodetect

Disk /dev/md0: 1500.2 GB, 1500192243712 bytes
2 heads, 4 sectors/track, 366257872 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 8 * 512 = 4096 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/md0 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Fred Leeflang <fleeflang>

 

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