I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a 2 terabyte hard drive. After the install process I get a strange error:
"error: no such partition” grub rescue ...
Is Ubuntu unable to support 2TB hard disks? Do I need to reinstall it?
closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi♦ Jan 12 '12 at 16:10
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I suppose grub has problems reading from files that lie across non contiguous blocks in a logical volume.
My problem was grub could not boot a new kernel installed by automatic updates. Sometimes removing and reinstalling the kernel package solved the problem, sometimes not. In your case, I am suggesting grub failed to load the kernel image if it spawned non-contiguous LVM allocation blocks.
I fixed the problem creating a dedicated boot logical volume with