GrubError18

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Introduction

Error 18 comes from a BIOS limitation. The place where the boot files have to be in the hard disk must be before a given size limit.

Quick solution

Whenever you install a new Linux you should reserve a 300 MB size partition for /boot to be put there. This 300 MB size partition should be before the BIOS size limit.

Automatic installation problems

TODO: EXPLAIN WHY UBUNTU DOES NOT TAKE CARE ABOUT /BOOT BEING VERY FAR FROM HARD DISK BEGINNING

Bios Limitation Size Chart

TODO: Copy and paste from Hermanzone and make a chart.

Resources