F17 latest yum update hoses grub.cfg, grubby?

Mike Chambers mike at miketc.net
Wed Mar 21 15:13:52 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 20:30 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
> On 03/20/2012 06:24 PM, Chris Murphy wrote:
> > After a yum update a few minutes ago, GRUB's kinda messed up. Anyone else?
> Yes, it happened to me, too, after booting an up-to-the-minute anaconda install DVD
> for _update_ (not fresh install).   I built the DVD to test the changes that are
> claimed to fix the problems of last weekend.  This is on "bare metal" real hardware
> (including physical DVD) with no virtualization of any kind.
> I recovered by re-running a complete fresh install, because I had only a
> short time invested in the originally-installed system.
> > Eventually it boots, but uname -r indicates 3.3.0-0.rc7.git0.3 not 3.3.0-1.
> Yes.
> > So is this a problem with grubby? Or is this ... wait. Why does the GRUB2 menu says it's GRUB  version 2.00~beta2, and yet yum says what's installed is 1.99-19 from repo koji-override-1? grubby is 8.10-1.
> Yes, I see the same versions.

Saw same errors (yesterday I think) when I had F17 running and did an
update.  Has this been fixed anytime soon or whatever?

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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