Bug 783851 - Xen submenu unchanged after kernel upgrade
Summary: Xen submenu unchanged after kernel upgrade
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grubby
Version: 16
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Jones
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-01-22 21:31 UTC by Robin Green
Modified: 2013-02-13 21:14 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
: 912379 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2013-02-13 21:14:29 UTC
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Description Robin Green 2012-01-22 21:31:17 UTC
Description of problem:
After yum installed an updated kernel, the main grub menu was correctly updated with the new kernel, but the Xen submenu (for selecting which kernel to boot under Xen) was unchanged.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Haven't tried

Steps to Reproduce:
0. yum install xen xen-hypervisor
1. yum upgrade kernel
2. reboot
3. select Xen 3.1 from grub main menu
Actual results:
Old menu appears with no mention of newly-installed kernel

Expected results:
Newly-installed kernel should appear in Xen submenu

Additional info:
$ rpm -q kernel

Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-16 23:17:36 UTC
The best workaround might be to run
/sbin/grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
every time the kernel has been updated.

Comment 2 Mads Kiilerich 2012-04-30 22:53:26 UTC
Changing component - grubby is responsible for updating grub.cfg when new kernels are installed.

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