[CentOS] kernel update doesn't update grub.conf

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Tue Apr 7 15:29:31 UTC 2009

Quoting JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>:

> On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 18:35 +0200, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> > Just updated another machine to 5.3, everything fine, but grub.conf wasn't
> > updated to the 128 kernel. It got a new modified date and the kernel is
> > there, but the content wasn't changed. /etc/sysconfig/kernel contains the
> > correct UPDATEDEFAULT=yes
> > No errors in logs or during the update. No problem to boot with this
> > kernel once added.
> > This is the first time I ever see this happen.
> > Any clues?
> >
> > Kai

/etc/grub.conf should be a symlink to /boot/grub/grub.conf.  If for some reason
it is not, correct it, or look directly in /boot/grub/grub.conf and see if the
kernel was added there.

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