Grubby error

Paul Howarth paul at
Tue Jan 4 16:59:05 UTC 2005

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> It doesn't really matter to me,
> but when I did "yum update" just now
> I got the following warning message when installing a new kernel:
> "grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template".
> What puzzles me about this is that there appears to be
> a perfectly good entry in /etc/grub.conf re this kernel,
> so I don't understand how grub could have made a fatal error.
> Also, I don't understand why it complains that it could not find
> a suitable template, since again it seems to have done 
> exactly what it is meant to do.
> Here is the entry in /etc/grub.conf :
> ===========================================
> title Fedora Core (2.6.9-1.724_FC3)
>         root (hd0,1)
>         kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.724_FC3 ro root=/dev/sda5
>         initrd /initrd-2.6.9-1.724_FC3.img
> ============================================

Was there another, similar entry, still present for the kernel you were 
running when you did the "yum update"?


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