grub error 18

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at
Mon Sep 21 14:56:52 UTC 2009

Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 21 September 2009, Christopher Chan wrote:
>> David Kuntadi wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Christopher Chan
>>> <christopher.chan at> wrote:
>>>> I do not know if I am being unclear or something but I will repeat it in
>>>> any case. I currently have to ALWAYS FIX grub to get the installed
>>>> Jaunty to boot. The problem is not how to fix grub, the problem is what
>>>> blasted script is messing up grub each time the machine is shut down.
>>> It might be a wrong option chosen during first install e.g. install
>>> grub on hd0,0 instead of hd0.
>> You are not serious are you? Jaunty reinstalls grub each and every time
>> you shut it down?
> I can also testify that it does something.  I finally got tired of the WTF 
> syndrome on the next reboot and applied the +i attribute to menu.lst, unless 
> _I_ want to edit it.

Oh, now that is interesting...I guess I will just have to spend some 
time going through the scripts when I have access this weekend.

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