Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106582
Broken grub install impossible to fix using redhat upgrade procedure
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:14 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030701
Description of problem:
On a system with a broken grub installation:
- Run the Redhat 9 install disk, detect the existing redhat install, and select
"create new boot loader config" when prompted.
- Anaconda now tries to install packages.
- Anaconda then issues a warning saying "no kernels were installed, so boot
loader will not be updated".
If the user said "update the boot loader" , anaconda should update the boot loader.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
We can't reliably do boot loader configuration updates without a kernel being
installed in some cases. The right thing to do in this case is to boot into
rescue mode and run '/sbin/grub-install /dev/hda' (or wherever you had grub