[CentOS] CentOS 5 Boot Issues
aspineux at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 00:44:35 UTC 2007
On Nov 11, 2007 6:07 PM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 01:11:48PM +0100, Alain Spineux alleged:
> > 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
> And "*.rpmnew" files. You will have a lot of .rpmnew files after an upgrade.
For sure something to try.
Did you upgrade your kernel or at least remake initrd files ?
# man initrd
> And then there is "*.rpmorig", but those don't show up as often.
> When you find .rpmsave files, that's a hint that a previous config may have been lost.
> When you find .rpmnew files, that's a hint that new configs may not be working.
> When they differ, and you don't recognize the change as something you want to
> keep, then 'mv' the .rpmnew file over the original ('mv' more easily preserves
> timestamps and such.)
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