hard drive boot error message

Daniel Fisher daniel.fisher at vt.edu
Tue Aug 19 11:28:52 PDT 2003

I receive the following error just before root is mounted.
RTC BIOS diagnostic error 18<memory_size,fixed_disk>
It looks to me like the kernel does not like the info the BIOS is
telling it about my hard drive.
I'm not experiencing any disk problems, so is this something I should
try to fix?
I'm also dual booting to windows and I don't want to break that.
btw...the disk is a 120GB serial ATA and I'm booting REL 5.1.

Daniel Fisher

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