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Old 04-20-2005, 05:24 AM   #1
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FDC3 only boots to grub prompt


I installed Fedora Core 3 on an HP DL380 \w Smart Array Controller 5i. I then got updates using yum. The problem I've run into is that on startup the system boots to the grub prompt only. I have to manually type the commands to get the system to load.
ex.
grub>root(hd0,0) <enter>
grub>kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.11-1.14_FC3smp ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet <enter>
grub>initrd /initrd-2.6.11-1.14_FC3smp.img <enter>
grub>boot <enter>

Systems starts. These are the exact same entries that are in my grub.conf but I don't get the menu or the splashimage.


Here is my grub.conf after yum updates:

# grub.conf generated by anaconda
#
# Note that you do not have to rerun grub after making changes to this file
# NOTICE: You have a /boot partition. This means that
# all kernel and initrd paths are relative to /boot/, eg.
# root (hd0,0)
# kernel /vmlinuz-version ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00
# initrd /initrd-version.img
#boot=/dev/cciss/c0d0
default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
#hiddenmenu
title Fedora Core (2.6.11-1.14_FC3smp)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.11-1.14_FC3smp ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.11-1.14_FC3smp.img
title Fedora Core (2.6.11-1.14_FC3)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.11-1.14_FC3 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.11-1.14_FC3.img
title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.667smp)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667smp ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.9-1.667smp.img
title Fedora Core-up (2.6.9-1.667)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.667 ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-2.6.9-1.667.img

Any suggestions. I have another DL380 with FDC3, with no problems.
 
Old 04-20-2005, 10:46 PM   #2
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try:

Code:
grub
root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)
quit
 
Old 04-21-2005, 12:42 AM   #3
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The boot location boot=/dev/cciss/c0d0 caught my eye. Is the boot location different on the other system?
 
Old 04-21-2005, 08:16 AM   #4
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Grub problem

The boot device is the same on both systems
boot=/dev/cciss/c0d0
 
Old 04-21-2005, 10:57 AM   #5
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grub boots to prompt

Hi,
I rebooted and at the grub prompt did the following:

root (hd0,0)
setup (hd0)
the reboot

That worked, now I have 4 kernel choices at the menu!

Thanks.

Kent N
 
  


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