Bug 624167 - grub install corrupted on new kernel install
grub install corrupted on new kernel install
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brian Lane
Release Test Team
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Reported: 2010-08-13 18:00 EDT by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2012-05-15 14:45 EDT (History)
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Description Orion Poplawski 2010-08-13 18:00:30 EDT
Description of problem:

Running with /boot on raid1 array:

/dev/md0 on /boot type ext3 (rw)

md0 : active raid1 sdb1[1] sda1[0]
      128384 blocks [2/2] [UU]

On install of new kernel, the system will fail to boot - stuck on blank screen.  I need to boot the rescue image and re-run grub-install (on /dev/sds since that is what the boot disk shows up as in the rescue system).

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How reproducible:
Every time

Additional info:

grub> find /grub/stage1
find /grub/stage1
Floating point exception
Comment 1 Brian Lane 2011-10-21 19:15:50 EDT
Does this still happen with the most recent release of RHEL5?

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