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bug #19357: Shuttle AK37 + Pomise Ultra 133 TX2, Error 18 when booting kernel on /dev/hde (250GB)

Submitted by:  - <ursaursa>
Submitted on:  Tue 20 Mar 2007 03:16:29 PM UTC  
Category:  Disk & Partition Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Non-software Error
Status:  Invalid Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  0.97
Release:  None Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Wed 21 Mar 2007 12:46:25 PM UTC, comment #1: 

My bad, there was a USB pen drive attached to the system shifting the HDD count by 1. The BIOS inserted it between the standard HDDs and the one on the promise card. Could you please remove/close this item?

- <ursaursa>
Tue 20 Mar 2007 03:16:29 PM UTC, original submission:  

Relevant parts of the hardware configuration:
- Shuttle AK37 motherboard with Athlon-XP 2400 (@2GHz)
- Promise Ultra 133 TX2 card
- 2x Maxtor 80GB drives (/dev/hda, /dev/hdb, on motherboard IDE-0, master - slave) seen as hd0 and hd1 by Grub
- 1x Optiarc DVD writer (/dev/hdc, mb IDE-1, master)
- 1x 250GB Samsung HDD (/dev/hdd, mb IDE-1, slave) seen as hd2
- 1x 250GB WDC HDD (/dev/hde, Promise card IDE-0, solo) seen as hd3

Grub is on /dev/hda, root is (hd0,6)
- working kernel is /vmlinuz with root=/dev/hda8, parameters: noapic udev quiet
- other kernel is (hd3,4)/vmlinuz with root=/dev/hde6, parameters: noapic quiet

On boot selecting the second kernel invokes Error 18.

- From console mode during boot Grub would properly see and identify partitions on the other big drive (/dev/hdd). When attached to the motherboard IDE the WDC big drive is seen properly too.
- The Promise card according to the manufacturer does work with 137+GB drives by default. It identifies the drive correctly and shows its size properly. It has the latest BIOS of

- <ursaursa>


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        StatusNone => Invalid
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed

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