Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 398681
spontaneous reboot before menu loads
Last modified: 2014-06-18 03:37:05 EDT
I updated one of my x86_64 machines from F7 to F8. After that, I get the
"Loading GRUB..." line when booting to the drives (they're mirrored), but then
the screen goes black and the machine spontaneously reboots.
I've been able to work around this by copying the old grub files from my F7
install to /boot/grub and reinstalling grub on the disks. I suspect there is a
problem with one of the files under there, but I'm not sure how to troubleshoot
this since I don't have any output before the box reboots. I've tried commenting
things out of the grub.conf (splashimage, etc), but it doesn't make any difference.
I can provide hardware details upon request, but it's an x86_64 machine, nforce3
chipset with a matrox G400 video card. Also, let me know if there's anything
you'd like me to do to try troubleshooting this, I'm just a bit stumped on how
to approach it since it reboots so early.
Grub version is:
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