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Old 05-21-2007, 12:29 AM   #1
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centos 5 boot issue


Hi all, I installed centos (bye window) on a new computer few weeks ago and it worked great. today I took several updates which included a package called kernel someting (I just know it was kernel something). anyway it asked me to reboot. when I did I get to a prompt that says GRUB and nothing else. this is a new computer and has not had any issues. also I should mention previously I had to type (going from memory here) linux ide-all-generic (or something to that effect)and I had that line in my grub.conf file. anyway I have no Idea if this has something to do with the kernel package which again was an update, or if my computer simply crashed at the wrong time (err whats the right time?). but I am suspicious as this happened immediatly after taking the update...please help...
 
Old 05-21-2007, 06:36 AM   #2
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Boot the system using the installation media into rescue mode and check the /boot/grub/grub.conf file. You might want to use the chroot command as instructed by the last on screen message and do something like;

/sbin/grub-install --recheck /dev/hda
 
Old 05-25-2007, 03:45 PM   #3
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Boot the system using the installation media into rescue mode and check the /boot/grub/grub.conf file. You might want to use the chroot command as instructed by the last on screen message and do something like;

/sbin/grub-install --recheck /dev/hda
thanks I ran the command and it found no errors...so I just did a /sbin/grub-install /dev/sda and rebooted...its working thanks for the help...
 
Old 05-25-2007, 06:41 PM   #4
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Good, I'm glad you got this issue resolved. Yes you did the proper thing and modified the example to match your hardware requirements (mostly for others who may see this thread).
 
  


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