[CentOS] Boot failure after install on IBM x3550 M3

Toralf Lund toralf.lund at pgs.com
Thu Nov 11 10:11:17 EST 2010


Rob Del Vecchio wrote:
> > it may be that grub was not installed.
I did try "grub-install" from Rescue Mode, but it made no difference.
>
> I agree; also double check that the drive you installed CentOS on is 
> the drive that you're booting from?

I don't think I have more than one drive, but I'll check more closely...
>
> > I've (so far) installed with the default disk layout and package 
> selection.
>
> You may want to try specifying a /boot partition.
Isn't that added by default?
>
> If all else fails, I've found this guide very useful
> http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/legacy/grub.html
>
> You'll probably want this 
> section: http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/legacy/grub.html#Installing-GRUB-natively
I'll have a look. Thanks.

- Toralf
>
> Hope this helps,
> Rob


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