[Solved] Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD - 1 Tb USB HDD

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[Solved] Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD - 1 Tb USB HDD

Post#1 by Bootloadersconfuseme » 30 Sep 2014, 07:37

When I boot from a 1Tb USB HDD the boot screen gives a warning soon after starting up, the boot process continues without any problems, below is the warning text

Checking Last Sector Is Accessible BIOS BAD (The BIOS BAD part of the warning is highlighted in a Blue BOX)

WARNING This BIOS May Have Problems Accessing Files On This Drive

Please give me some information about this problem

Thank you in advance
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Re: Live Cd Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD

Post#2 by francois » 30 Sep 2014, 10:17

It seems to boot normally for now.

I have googled and did not found much. Try to do the same. And report.

Maybe brokenman, fanthom or hamza might find an answer to your riddle. They might come up soon.

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Re: Live Cd Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD

Post#3 by Bootloadersconfuseme » 30 Sep 2014, 17:22

Problem Solved

Having delved deeper into Google and doing back to back tests using a 16Gb Flashdrive and a 1Tb USB HDD to load Porteus I noticed that the warning was showing during booting the 1Tb HDD but did not show when booting the 16Gb Flashdrive

This issue was pre-Porteus booting, it was only showing during device booting and it now appears to be related to a BIOS not being able to read the whole 1Tb USB HDD up to the last sector

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Re: Live Cd Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD

Post#4 by brokenman » 30 Sep 2014, 17:43

Please add solved to the title and change the title to something more appropriate since you weren't booting from a Live CD at all. Thanks.
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Re: [Solved] Boot Screen Shows BIOS BAD - 1 Tb USB HDD

Post#5 by Hamza » 01 Oct 2014, 12:09

Glad you solved your problem! :)
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