grub error 18

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Sep 22 02:02:05 UTC 2009

On Monday 21 September 2009, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
>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.

Well, let me clarify my statement a bit.  I have 11 years of linux experience 
now, and I _do_ know how to edit menu.lst if and when a new kernel is 
installed.  Taint eggzactly rocket science you know. :)

Cheers, Gene
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