[CentOS] CentOS 4.4 hangs after yum update

Neil Aggarwal neil at JAMMConsulting.com
Wed Jul 4 02:39:49 UTC 2007


It would hang after putting the word GRUB on the

Based on some mailing list posts I found,
I used the rescue CD to load grub and then

root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)

That fixed it.


Neil Aggarwal, (832)245-7314, www.JAMMConsulting.com
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-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
Of Jim Perrin
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 6:05 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] CentOS 4.4 hangs after yum update

On 7/3/07, Neil Aggarwal <neil at jammconsulting.com> wrote:

> Any ideas what happened?
<snark> It broke. </snark>

If you were running 4.4, you got a fairly major upgrade to 4.5. You
should have seen a couple dozen packages in the list. It's possible
that something in the new 4.5 kernel didn't like your system. Do you
get the grub boot screen, or does it not make it that far?

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