"Grub loading ...Error 18" - HD's not accessible any more. (Kubuntu Karmic/ WinXP)

Goh Lip g.lip at gmx.com
Tue Mar 30 15:37:11 UTC 2010

Tom H wrote:

> My point was that you are booting with grub1 because grub2 does not
> have a "stage 1.5".

Yes, now that we know he has a faulty cd drive, maybe he should use your 
suggestion, but I wonder if he could even run livecd on his rom drive. 
Tough. A cdrom drive is very essential. I am out of ideas if he has this 
problem. He cannot even mount -o loop if can't get into any linux system.

Regards - Goh Lip

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