[CentOS] grub problems

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Oct 28 21:33:29 UTC 2009

> On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> This is irritating: I've got a server I just upgraded to 5.4, then
>> rebooted, only to discover that it just *sits* there at the grub boot
>> menu. I looked at grub.conf, and uncommented hiddenmenu (which should
>> have been done long ago).
>> It *still* sits there when I reboot. Any clues, folks?
>> <snip>
> Try labelling root as the actual drive, not using the LABEL as above.
> In other words, something like this:
> root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
> Otherwise, your grub.conf is exactly like mine, and it works without issue
> here.

Just tried, no joy: *still* sits at the chosen menu item. And yeah, it's
identical to our other systems. It's as though grub isn't seeing


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