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Re: [dm-devel] kernel update and dmraid causing grub errors

On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 17:57 -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 11/03/2010 07:04 AM, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> > - host protected area changes going together with the kernel changes
> >   (eg. the "Error 24: Attempt to access block outside partition");
> >   try the libata.ignore_hpa kernel paramaters described
> >   in the kernel source Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> >   to test for this one
> Heinz,
> 	I have testing with both libata.ignore_hpa=0 (default) and libata.ignore_hpa=1
> (ignore limits, using full disk), but there is no change. I still get grub Error
> 24: (this is also with a newer 2.6.36-3 kernel). So I'm stumped again. If you
> have any other ideas, please let me know. I'm happy to test on this end.

I overlooked you said it's a grub error, which occurs before any kernel
argument is being processed. Hmm, this could be a grub flaw then
identifying the disk size wrong or getting an offset wrong to load data
from. Did grub change with the kernel installed?


> 	I have gone ahead and made the metadata available in case it will help. I have
> also included the fdisk info as well:
>   http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/bugs/dmraid/dmraid.nvidia/
>   http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/bugs/dmraid/fdisk-l-info-20100817.txt
> Thank you for your help.

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