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Re: Grub sucks with Error 13!!!



On Sat, Apr 02, 2005 at 11:14:30PM +0800, Didier Casse wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2005 10:59 PM, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists uni-x org> wrote:
> > Am Sa, den 02.04.2005 schrieb Didier Casse um 16:53:
> > 
> > > Now grub can't boot my friend's windows xp and complains:
> > >
> > > Error 13: Invalid or unsupported executable format
> > >
> > > I roughly know what it is but I want to know how to solve this. Can I
> > > have a helping hand? I spent some time dealing with it but it still
> > > stays the same. The linux part loads perfectly.
> > 
> > > Didier.
> > 
> > Seems you need to correct the partition type ID:
> > 
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/2005-March/msg03315.html
> > 
> 
> I just found out that my friend's laptop has cylinders set to 7301.
> Could that be the problem? Is is possible to set it to 1024 and hope
> that the problem is solved?
> 
The number of cylinders the machine has can be 7301. 1024 is an old
useless upper limit of cylinders.
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