Grubby templates [was Somebody hosed grub.conf]
corbet-ft at lwn.net
Fri May 13 14:43:30 UTC 2011
On Thu, 12 May 2011 18:47:56 +0000
Jóhann B. Guðmundsson <johannbg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anywho it most likely was caused by a post-install script failure.
I watched closely as today's kernel update came through:
> Installing : kernel-2.6.39-0.rc7.git3.0.fc16.x86_64 19/37
> grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template
Some digging suggests that this is not an uncommon failure mode for
grubby... https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=124246 dates back to
The man page is rather unhelpful on the subject of templates. I've tried
restoring older kernel entries to grub.conf from a backup, but that hasn't
helped a whole lot.
Anything else I can look at?
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