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Bug 432555 - kernel- killed grub
kernel- killed grub
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 472829
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2008-02-12 15:22 EST by Espen Stefansen
Modified: 2008-12-10 16:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-12-10 16:18:34 EST
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Description Espen Stefansen 2008-02-12 15:22:08 EST
Description of problem:
I updated kernel to kernel- But when i rebooted, instead of getting the grub-meny, i 
got a black screen with the word GRUB on it and then nothing else happened.

I managed to boot a rescue-cd to fix the problem. And i don't know if this is a common problem, but i 
just thought you guys should know. :)

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Comment 1 zachary charlop-powers 2008-10-23 17:04:31 EDT
happened to me as well when updating to 


i too fixed it be reintalling grub using a livecd.
Comment 2 Craig Beal 2008-11-13 13:32:42 EST
Ditto for me.  Used yum to update to kernel and it broke grub.  Black screen with the word GRUB and nothing else.  Rescue mode and re-installing grub fixed the problem AOK.
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Comment 4 Andrea Musuruane 2008-12-10 16:18:34 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 472829 ***

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