Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 645216
Error 24: Attempt to access block outside partition after F13-F14B upgrade
Last modified: 2012-08-16 15:48:35 EDT
Created attachment 454714 [details]
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Description of problem:
After upgrading from Fedora13-Fedora 14 Beta (KDE Spin) on 20/10/10 (using preupgrade-cli), grub is unable to boot to vmlinuz-188.8.131.52-45.fc14.x86_64, throwing a "Error 24: Attempt to access block outside partition" error. However, the older "vmlinuz-184.108.40.206-56.fc13.x86_64" successfully starts booting WITHOUT the error, and F13 had no issues either.No changes were ever manually made to grub configuration.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kernel: vmlinuz-220.127.116.11-45.fc14.x86_64 (CAUSES THE ERROR)
vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-56.fc13.x86_64 WORKED FINE!!
Grub: 1:0.97-66.fc14 (x86_64)
F13 did not have this problem...
Unknown. Have not tested.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F13 to EXT3
2. preupgrade-cli to F14
3. Install F14
1. Boot system into grub normally
2. Select F14 kernel (vmlinuz-22.214.171.124-45.fc14.x86_64) + Enter/Return key
1. Error 24: Attempt to access block outside partition
2. From then on, users are forced to cry themselves to sleep.
1. Fedora 14 kernel boots fine. All is fine with the world.
This is on a GA-EP45-DS4P motherboard with 3x SATA drives, and the MBR is on /dev/sdc. There is 1 partition on /dev/sdc (EXT4), which is a Samsung HD154UI
Further info is attached
*** Bug 645215 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reinstalling the kernel manually has made the kernel work (removed it, and reinstalled it). So I suspect it's a random bug in preupgrade-cli, or the F13-> F14B upgrade procedure.
Now I manage Scientific Linux 6.1 (i686) and have just updated its kernel from 2.6.32-131.21.1.el6.i686 to 2.6.32-220.2.1.el6.i686, which is its latest one. Then, I've encountered with the same issue as this Bug.
The environment on which I manage Scientific Linux 6.1 is as follows:
Base machine:Shuttle Xpc SD39P2
CPU:Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz
Hard drive:ata3.00: ATA-8: WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B0, 01.01D01, max UDMA/133
ata3.01: ATA-8: WDC WD2003FYYS-02W0B0, 01.01D01, max UDMA/133
For an additional information, I could recover from my issue with the same work-around as this Bug.
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