[CentOS] grub problems

Robert Spangler mlists at zoominternet.net
Thu Oct 29 22:06:09 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 28 October 2009 15:47, 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?
>           mark
>  grub.conf:
>  #boot=/dev/sda
>  default=0
>  timeout=5
>  splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
>  hiddenmenu
>  title CentOS (2.6.18-164.2.1.el5)
>          root (hd0,0)
>          kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-164.2.1.el5 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
>          initrd /initrd-2.6.18-164.2.1.el5.img
>  title CentOS (2.6.18-164.el5)
>          root (hd0,0)
>          kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-164.el5 ro root=LABEL=/ rhgb
>          initrd /initrd-2.6.18-164.el5.img
>  <snip>
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Looks OK.  Can you boot this system at all?  Have you tried to boot yhe old 
kernel, maybe there is an issue with the new one?  If you cannot boot ayt all 
try a live CD and check the log files for a clue.



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