[Centos] kernel update with yum - no grub entry
sir_funzone at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 11 02:43:00 UTC 2004
the only area that should not have lvm on it is the
/boot any other partition should be ok. i have my root
as a lvm partition
--- Paul Pianta <pantz at lqt.ca> wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 15:20 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 15:01 -0500, Paul Pianta
> > > Hi people
> > >
> > > I am new to this list - actually I am one of
> (probably) a few who are
> > > jumping ship from WBEL. I feel like a bit of a
> scab jumping over at this
> > > time - but we all make mistakes eh?
> > >
> > > I have installed CentOS and ran 'yum update' and
> installed everything it
> > > prompted me for. After a reboot, I realised I
> had booted into the same
> > > original kernel-2.4.21-20.EL.c0smp and not the
> updated one -
> > > kernel-2.4.21-20.0.1.ELsmp.
> > >
> > > Upon further inspection I found that there was
> no entry made in
> > > grub.conf for the new kernel, and there is no
> initrd in /boot for this
> > > new kernel.
> > >
> > > Could someone please explain what has happened
> and whether it is normal
> > > behaviour or not? I am used to updating a kernel
> with yum and having all
> > > of the grub stuff done automatically for me :/
> Now that I might have to
> > > do it manually myself I am getting all sooky and
> so came to this list to
> > > cry for help (and coz I'm a lazy bastard!).
> > Odd.
> > yum doesn't even put the line in your grub.conf
> for the kernel to exist
> > it just sets the default
> > did your mkinitrd script not run? did you see an
> I didn't see any errors and there is nothing in
> /var/log/yum.log except:
> [root at lab-113 root]# cat /var/log/yum.log
> Dec 10 11:34:47 Installed: kernel-smp
> Dec 10 11:34:47 Installed: kernel
> Dec 10 11:34:47 Updated: cups 1:1.1.17-13.3.16.i386
> Dec 10 11:34:47 Updated: samba-client
> Dec 10 11:34:47 Updated: gdk-pixbuf
> I'm actually trying to install Xen on this machine
> and I had setup the /
> partition on LVM which I think is a no-no. Instead
> of screwing around
> with it I'm just gonna reinstall. Will keep you
> updated on how 'yum
> update' treats the kernel this time ...
> Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in their
> shoes. That way, when
> you do criticize them, you're a mile away and you
> have their shoes!
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