[CentOS] Re: CentOS 4.5 system doesn't boot after installing latest
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 24 21:11:11 UTC 2007
Alfred von Campe spake the following on 9/24/2007 1:59 PM:
>> Today I decided to install all the latest updates (including the -06
>> kernel). The "yum update" seems to have run just fine (no errors),
>> but when I rebooted the system it just sits there with the word "GRUB"
>> in the upper left hand corner. I booted from the CentOS 4.5 install
>> CD into rescue mode, did a "chroot /mnt/sysimage" and reinstalled grub
>> and the latest kernel, but it still gets stuck in the same place.
>> It's not that I can't boot the new kernel; I can't even get to the
>> grub screen!
> I'll answer my own question. In addition to re-installing grub, a
> "grub-install /dev/sda" was required to get the system to boot. I
> thought that reinstalling grub via yum/rpm would take care of it, but
> apparently it didn't. Lesson learned, panic averted.
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