[CentOS] Re: Stuck at GRUB

Ugo Bellavance ugob at lubik.ca
Thu Nov 29 07:12:28 UTC 2007

Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>> Christopher Chan wrote:
>>> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>     I have a Dell poweredge 400SC here with an LSI scsi card.
>>>> I installed Centos4 a while ago and put it in a datacenter.  I 
>>>> rebooted many weeks after, and the machine didn't come back up.  So 
>>>> I went to the datacenter tonight to find out that the server was 
>>>> stuck at "GRUB". Nothing more.
>>>>         So I decided to re-install Centos4.  The partitions were 
>>>> already there, so I just made sure partitions were formatted and the 
>>>> install went fine.  When I rebooted, "GRUB".
>>>>     I'm at this point and I don't know exactly what I could do to 
>>>> diagnose furthere.
>>>>     Any ideas?
>>> grub cannot find its second stage. Are you booting from a mirrored 
>>> partition?
>> Yes
> What could be a solution?  And what could have happen upon the reboot?

That is weird.  I just re-installed centos5 and it is now booting 
properly.  What could I do to avoid this situation in the future?



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