System does not boot after 'yum update'

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at
Wed Jan 10 00:41:38 UTC 2007

On 1/9/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 16:00 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > After doing a 'yum update' last night and shutting down the machine,
> > my machine failed to start back up properly this morning: the BIOS
> > appears to load without issue, and then a screen with the text "GRUB
> > _" comes up. And nothing else occurs.
> It does sound somewhat like what Tom said, about not being able to load
> the next stage of GRUB.  Have you checked that the drives are without
> any errors?
> > * A new kernel was reported to have been installed
> I imagine that you'd get a different error response if that was the
> cause.

I'm thinking yum/rpm messed up something while in /boot installing the kernel

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