[CentOS] CentOS 5 Boot Issues

Alain Spineux aspineux at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 12:11:48 UTC 2007

On Nov 11, 2007 9:32 AM, Robert Slade <centos at likley.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am still having problems with my desktop system. Having updated it
> from 4 to 5, I now have problems with the logs. Neither boot.log nor
> dmesg has any data post the update. syslog appears to be normal in that
> it starts when it should but does not show any errors. It looks like
> whatever is supposed to write to the logs during initial boot is not
> doing so, but I am not sure where to look to see what is wrong.

Look for some "*.rpmsave" files and specialy in /etc.
Check the integrity of related packages:
rpm -V sysklogd initscripts


> The other problem I have may or may not be related it is not notifying
> me when updates are available although Yum etc appear to be working
> correctly.
> I have all the data backed up and I could do a fresh install, but I am
> trying to avoid this as I would have to spend a lot of time reinstalling
> software etc.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks Rob
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Alain Spineux
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