F16 Update Kernels fail to boot
Clyde E. Kunkel
clydekunkel7734 at cox.net
Wed Aug 24 21:37:05 UTC 2011
On 08/24/2011 04:59 PM, Andy Lawrence wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Genes MailLists<lists at sapience.com> wrote:
>> On 08/23/2011 06:49 PM, Andy Lawrence wrote:
>>> According to this:
>>> grub2 is used by default with F16, so I'm gonna guess that's what I'm
>>> I tried this: grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg, which does give
>>> parameters in /boot/grub2/grub.cfg, which was empty before, but it
>>> doesn't help with booting the update kernels.
>> POssibly - I have vague recollections it was 32 bit only for now .. and
>> yours looks like 64 bit ...
> Well I followed the grub2 install directions from above:
> [root at garage andy]# grub2-install --boot-directory=/boot /dev/sda
> /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: warn: This GPT partition label has no BIOS Boot
> Partition; embedding won't be possible!.
> /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: warn: Embedding is not possible. GRUB can only be
> installed in this setup by using blocklists. However, blocklists are
> UNRELIABLE and their use is discouraged..
> /usr/sbin/grub2-setup: error: will not proceed with blocklists.
> [root at garage andy]#
> No love here either! Still only the original kernel from the RC5 DVD boots.
Maybe include --force with grub2-install? WFM.
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