PF Sense won't boot error 128 lba 303



  • First off I don't know if this goes under this topic but I'm imagining this is a hardware problem. I had to shutdown and restart my PF Sense machine a few weeks ago and today I went to turn it back on and I'm getting the error 128 lba 303. A few posting out there advised me to disable AHCI from the BIOS which I have done and rebooted and I am still getting the same error. I'd really rather not re-install PF Sense if I can help it as I'd need to reconfigure the entire box from scratch. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?


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    Replace the dead HDD?



  • Is that an indication of a dead harddrive? I have no idea all my searching online seems to indicate the disk is fine and this is a configuration problem.


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    Oh really? I'd suggest to run some HDD diagnostics tool.



  • First off I don't know if this goes under this topic but I'm imagining this is a hardware problem.

    But what pfSense version you are running there?
    And on what medium you where installing it right?

    I had to shutdown and restart my PF Sense machine a few weeks ago and today I went to turn it back on and I'm getting the error 128 lba 303.

    On which medium pfSense was installed?

    A few posting out there advised me to disable AHCI from the BIOS which I have done and rebooted and I am still getting the same error. I'd really rather not re-install PF Sense if I can help it as I'd need to reconfigure the entire box from scratch.

    Why not re-install pfSense and then you only have also to re-install the saved config and all is done!

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?

    Go to the BIOS and then try to set up the right LBA mode for the HDD/SSD, CFCard, mSATA, DOM-SSD,
    SATA-DOM or CFast card!


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