Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1028539
Updating kernel gives unaligned pointer 0xa in grub
Last modified: 2015-02-17 14:09:15 EST
Description of problem:
Everytime the kernel gets updated, after the selection of the newly installed kernel in grub2 I get:
Secure boot not enabled (irelevant)
Unaligned pointer 0xa
Press any key to continue (This causes by seconday OS to boot)
In order to fix this I usually run:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
Which fixes things.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum update
Can not boot into the latest kernel
Booting should be ok
I just experienced the same issue when updating the kernel to version 3.13.7-200. Generating a new grub-config did the trick for me, but it's still a bit worrysome IMO.
(This could be a grubby problem, running the non-efi grub2-mkconfig before the efi one.)
This continues to happen for every kernel update for me. While it's reasonably easy to work around, it's a bit annoying. Anything I can do to try to fix it once and for all?
I can no longer reproduce this, so it seems the issue have been fixed.
It hasn't happened to me either in a long while. I'd say close this bug?!?
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