Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 867179
ESXi5.1.0 guest RHEL7 boot with wrong grub interface
Last modified: 2014-06-13 05:43:31 EDT
Created attachment 628487 [details]
Description of problem:
Install guest RHEL7 with kernel-3.6.0-0.28.el7(x86_64) on ESXi5.1,after finished installation,reboot with a keystroke to edit the grub,then with a wrong grub interface(details in attachment),cannot edit the guest kernel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ESXi guest:RHEL7 with kernel-3.6.0-0.28.el7(x86_64)
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install the RHEL7 with kernel-3.6.0-0.28.el7(x86_64) on ESXi
2.Reboot the guest
3.by a kerstroke to trigger the grub edit
After a kerstroke,it will provide a wrong grub interface(details in attachment).
Can using the grub to edit the guest kernel.
On the version RHEL7 with kernel-3.3.0-0.20.el7 has no this issue.It might be a regression bug.
The issue is not any more blocker.As you can enter into the target esxi vm kde desktop by installing the package below when you manually install the rhel7:
<1>x window system
But the grub still in wrong interface status.
Just confirmed that the grub menu shows up and could be edit when the RHEL7 guest booting up with the updated grub2 package.
Guest: RHEL-7.0-20130120.0 (3.7.0-0.32.el7.x86_64)
The grub packages using for testing are:
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.
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