Bug 867179 - ESXi5.1.0 guest RHEL7 boot with wrong grub interface
ESXi5.1.0 guest RHEL7 boot with wrong grub interface
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grub2 (Show other bugs)
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high Severity high
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Martin Banas
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Reported: 2012-10-16 21:19 EDT by Bian Jinwei
Modified: 2014-06-13 05:43 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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2012-10-16 21:19 EDT, Bian Jinwei
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Description Bian Jinwei 2012-10-16 21:19:44 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)

How reproducible:

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

Actual results:
After a kerstroke,it will provide a wrong grub interface(details in attachment).

Expected results:
Can using the grub to edit the guest kernel.

Additional info:
On the version RHEL7 with kernel-3.3.0-0.20.el7 has no this issue.It might be a regression bug.
Comment 4 Bian Jinwei 2012-12-19 02:56:47 EST
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
<2>kde desktop

But the grub still in wrong interface status.
Comment 10 Qin Guan 2013-01-22 02:15:28 EST
Just confirmed that the grub menu shows up and could be edit when the RHEL7 guest booting up with the updated grub2 package.

ESXi: ESXi5.1.0
Guest: RHEL-7.0-20130120.0 (3.7.0-0.32.el7.x86_64)

The grub packages using for testing are:
Comment 14 Ludek Smid 2014-06-13 05:43:31 EDT
This request was resolved in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0.

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