F16: After update to grub2-1.99-1.fc16.x86_64 cannot boot
joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Fri Sep 2 09:07:26 UTC 2011
On 09/02/2011 11:01 AM, Tom H wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:45 AM, Joachim Backes
> <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de> wrote:
>> After having updated to grub2-1.99-1.fc16.x86_64, grub2 refuses to boot
>> (file not found). Getting rid from this by re-installing the bootloader to
>> Anybody has the same issue?
> Yes. Just happened to me.
> "/boot/grub2/" is almost empty after the upgrade except for
> "grub.cfg", "devicemap.lst.anacbak", and "locale/". "grub2-install
> /dev/sda /dev/sdb" while booted from Anaconda's rescue mode
> repopulated the directory.
Not me: after each kernel update I burn a boot cd, so I could boot from
this cd to a fully operating F16 without usage of the rescue
cd/anaconda. I can't say that /boot/grub2 was empty before running
Then running grub2-install rewrote the bootloader.
> There's a part of the preuninstall scriplet that deletes all ".mod",
> ".img" and ".lst" files from "/boot/grub2/" that might somehow be
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
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