[CentOS] Kernel 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 doesn´t boot

Christian Hügel christian.huegel at fedoraforum.de
Sat Sep 2 09:51:42 UTC 2006

Rodrigo Barbosa schrieb:
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> On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 12:06:34AM +0200, Christian Hügel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> after upgrading with yum upgrade my server doesn´t boot with kernel 
>> 2.6.9-42.0.2.plus.c4 d. Kernel CentOS-4 x86_64 (2.6.9-34.EL) works just 
>> fine.
>> I use 2 HDD as RAID1. Unfortunaly this is a root server so i do not have 
>> any console output. This is rather disappointing cause i run mission 
>> critical applications on the server.
>> I guess the updates should be used with more caution.
> A few words of advise: 
> 1) Always try updates on a sandbox before putting them on your production 
>    servers. You always have a good chance of updates breaking things,
>    be it CentOS, Oracle, Microsoft, Solaries, AIX or anything else.
>    Just naming a few I had past experiences of breakage on update.
> 2) Consider everything outside the Base repository as UNSTABLE. If it were
>    stable enough, it would be on the Base repository.
> Anyway, good luck. I hope things get fixed for you soon.
> Best Regards,

I think i was misunderstood. I didn´t want to blame anybody and i´m 
aware that such situations can occure.
Rodrigo, thank you for your advise. I will deactivate the plus repos for 
the future.

Kind regards,


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