[CentOS] Kernel-2.6.9-42.0.2EL fails to boot after upgrade toCentOS 4.4

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Sat Sep 2 17:32:41 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 11:57 -0500, Gerald Waugh wrote:
> > You should get a screen that has a kernel name and is blue, 
> > at that screen, you should be able to press any key and then 
> > select a kernel before the kernel actually starts booting.
> > 
> > Does that work?
> The screen comes up, and both the 34 and 42 kernels are displayed, but
> only for an instant.
> Is there a way to make this screen delay longer?

Boot linux rescue and edit grub.conf to give a longer delay? If you see
the screen at all, it is finding the grub stuf and displaying. I bet the
delay was reduced for production considerations.

> > The other issue sounds like maybe you have a custom built 
> > kernel driver that you need to build for your new kernel 
> > before you boot (maybe a SCSI/RAID driver)?
> No, using the standard kernel that was in 4.3, and it works.
> Gerald
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