grub error 18

Goh Lip g.lip at
Sun Oct 11 04:38:33 UTC 2009

Goh Lip wrote:
> Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>> To conclude, it appears that I will have just reinstall and put /boot in 
>> its own partition. I don't know what the Linux kernel does but after it 
>> loads up once, all subsequent warm reboots will not suffer from the 
>> problem. Once you shutdown the machine, that is it. grub 1.5 error 18. 
>> So I take it all back about something reinstalling grub at shutdown time.
> At grub, did find /boot/grub/stage1  return any entries?
> Would also help if you print out
> parted -l
> blkid
> fdisk -lu
> menu.lst (and/or) grub.cfg
> Off hand, if warm reboots are okay and shutdowns are not, it may not be 
> a grub problem. May be a bios or  power hardware problem.

BTW, in case you forgot, I did say on 22nd Sept....

 > Reinstall jaunty, create a /boot partition not more than 150 Mb in 
the *first* partition and install boot there.

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