Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450173
new-kernel-pkg does not detect /boot/grub/grub.conf
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:10:02 EDT
Description of problem:
/sbin/new-kernel-pkg only checks for the /etc/grub.conf symlink, and does not
check the actual file in /boot/grub/grub.conf
This means grubby will not run, and the grub.conf will not get updated.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 6.0.52
download the latest mainline kernel, build the kernel, run make install
Steps to Reproduce:
1. download mainline kernel from kernel.org
2. build the kernel
3. make install (and the grub.conf will not be updated)
4. try the new-kernel-pkg command directly:
[zcarter@nudj linux-2.6]$ sudo /sbin/new-kernel-pkg -v --mkinitrd --depmod
initrdfile is /boot/initrd-2.6.26-rc5.img
running depmod for 2.6.26-rc5
creating initrd /boot/initrd-2.6.26-rc5.img using 2.6.26-rc5
found /boot/initrd-2.6.26-rc5.img and using it with grubby
/etc/grub.conf does not exist, not running grubby
/etc/lilo.conf does not exist, not running grubby
/boot/grub/grub.conf is unchanged
/boot/grub/grub.conf should be updated with the recently installed kernel
Created attachment 308464 [details]
if /etc/grub.conf symlink does not exist, check /boot/grub/grub.conf
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