[CentOS] grub irritants

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 14:37:29 EDT 2010


On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:31 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> Todd Denniston wrote:
>> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote, On 11/01/2010 02:14 PM:
>>> It appears that if I do anything to grub.conf, say, take out the rhgb
>>> quiet, after every succeding kernel update, I have to manually edit
>>> grub.conf, because the kernel update - maybe the post install script? -
>>> will set the default to be the previous kernel. Has anyone got a
>>> solution to this, so that a kernel update will give the new kernel as the
>>> default?
>>
>> Are you sure you did not also have a change from/to Xen at one point in
>> the system's life?
>>
> Nope. It's a new system, not more than a couple months at most, and no,
> it's never had Xen. The other admin and I can't remember who did the deed,
> but we installed CentOS 5.5 as a fresh install.

In other words, the system in question has never seen non-CentOS kernels?

Could you show us the output returned by:

rpm -qa kernel\* | sort

Akemi


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