*nix Thread, GRUB ERROR 16 in Technical; work machine got problem?
I was using my Ubuntu machine fine yesterday but today I boot ...
21st February 2009, 02:19 PM #1
GRUB ERROR 16
work machine got problem?
I was using my Ubuntu machine fine yesterday but today I boot up and grub behaves as normal but when it attempts to boot from my os it said
"Error selected cylinder range is beyond BIOS supported range"
I havn't changed anything
I rebooted and this time all i get is GRUB ERROR 16
any help appreciated
(i suspect HDD failure)
21st February 2009, 02:27 PM #2
Need more info, is the Ubuntu install on its own or is it part of a multiboot set up?
Did you do anything out of the ordinary on it yesterday before the failure?
23rd February 2009, 02:16 PM #3
its on its own and i havn't done anything to it
I suspect hdd failure or prob as it was cheap
23rd February 2009, 02:29 PM #4
A Grub Stage 2 Error 16 usually means your kernel image is missing.
23rd February 2009, 02:43 PM #5
Have you tried using the Super Grub disk to either repair the grub install or manually find the right drive to mount?
Is it a multi boot system or a system installed with Wubi at all?
Super Grub disk is on the ultimate boot cd or you can download from their site.
24th February 2009, 02:02 PM #6
when i boot from live cd it either cant find the hdd or it crashes so i think the hdd has failed
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