Need Help

Liam Proven lproven at
Fri Aug 12 11:18:07 UTC 2011

On 12 August 2011 03:23, Goh Lip <g.lip at> wrote:
> On 08/12/2011 03:23 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> I had this problem (or something much like it) with Server 10.04 and
>> 10.10 on my PowerEdge 600SC.
> Yes Liam, I was wondering too about that too but the solution you and NoOp
> suggested doesn't ...."jive" (match, correlate, agree, correspond, sync,
> square,...) with the fact that Emmanuel had 2 exactly similar computers, one
> working, one not.

Ah, yes, good point. Sorry, I missed that.

Different firmware versions? Different disk controllers or disk configuration?

>> Considerable Googling led me to believe it's a common issue. In the
>> end, I had to install 8.04 (which was fine and unaffected) and then
>> upgrade it to 10.04. This worked fine, but took a long time.
> Now, this I almost suggested that Emmanuel reinstall grub - grub-install
> /dev/sda - as it could be, but quite unlikely, a faulty installation of
> grub. Liam, could could check on your PowerEdge 600SC installation which
> version of grub you're using (grub-install -v)? Thanks.

I would if I could, but the machine booted off a mirror on a SCSI card
and I think the SCSI card has now died, unfortunately.

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