Bug 169449 - Boot hangs at grub after updating kernal
Boot hangs at grub after updating kernal
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-09-28 10:03 EDT by Egg
Modified: 2008-07-25 13:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-25 13:03:41 EDT
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Description Egg 2005-09-28 10:03:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
Athlon 64 3000+ (939)
4*80GB Seagate SATA HDD
3Ware 9500s-4 RAID card
Motherboard: Tyan s2865G2NR

The machine fails to boot after installing RHEL4 with two RAID1 arrays as described here:

When set up as a single RAID5 array, the machine will boot and work fine. On running system updates ($ yum update) the system will fail to boot.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up 4 sata hdd through 3ware 9500 hardware raid card
2. install rhel 4
3. reboot and run "yum update"
4. reboot

Actual Results:  system hangs at a flashing underscore during boot (grub boot loader).

Additional info:
Comment 1 Denise Dumas 2008-07-25 13:03:41 EDT
This is odd, since we support up2date not yum with RHEL4. And there are no log
files etc so this could be almost anything. Closing, since there is no Issue
Tracker associated with this BZ. 

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