HELP! Error reading disk 129

HELP! Error reading disk 129

Post by Dan LeHuqu » Thu, 20 Feb 1997 04:00:00



Can anyone help me?

I recently reformatted my 1.2G drive on a P-100 system using DOS
fdisk, OS/2 fdisk and Linux fdisk. I partitioned the drive as follows;
1M for OS/2 Boot Manager; 100M primary partition for Win3.1;
540M primary partition for Win95; 260M extended for OS/2 V3.0;
16M primary Linux Swap & 284M primary Linux native.

I am using OS/2's Boot Manager. The Boot Manager worked great
until I setup the Linux partitions using Linux's fdisk. A message
popped up saying that a problem may occur with booting other operating
systems if I had more than 1024 cylinders on my disk and I proceeded.
I have 2484 cylinders. So now whenever I reboot my system I get a
message that states; < Error reading disk 129. Press any key. >

When I press enter, the boot manager pops up and I can actually boot
Win3.1, Win95 and OS/2 (I boot Linux from a LILO floppy cause I can
never seem to get it to boot from my hard disk). So...  I can access
all operating systems but the above message keeps coming round...
Also... DOS fdisk does not run at all and OS/2 fdisk acts strangely.
Any ideas on how I can fix the boot record?
I've tried DOS fdisk /mbr but that does nothing!

Thanks

 
 
 

1. Kernel 2.1.129 compile problems

I'm having a problem compiling kernel 2.1.129 under RedHat v5.2 from
pristine sources (not patched).  Kernel 2.1.128 compiled without a hitch
with the same compile options.  During the compile it seems to fail
looking for a file linux/icmpv6.h, even though I did not request IPv6
support.  I did elect to include firewalling/masq/icmpmasq support.
Following is the error I got:

--- snipped ---
make -C ethernet
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/net/ethernet'
make all_targets
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/net/ethernet'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include -Wall
-Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -D__SMP__ -pipe
-fno-strength-reduce -m486 -malign-loops=2 -malign-jumps=2
-malign-functions=2 -DCPU=686   -c -o eth.o eth.c
In file included from /usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include/net/ipv6.h:20,
                 from eth.c:57:
/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include/net/ndisc.h:36: linux/icmpv6.h: No such
file or directory
In file included from /usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include/net/ipv6.h:20,
                 from eth.c:57:
/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include/net/ndisc.h:43: field `icmph' has
incomplete type
/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/include/net/ndisc.h:53: field `icmph' has
incomplete type
make[3]: *** [eth.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/net/ethernet'
make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/net/ethernet'
make[1]: *** [_subdir_ethernet] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.129/net'
make: *** [_dir_net] Error 2
--- end snipped ---

I'm not much of a kernel hacker yet so any help is greatly appreciated.  

Thanks,
Jason Flood

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