Random kernel update breakage

Tom Killian tom.killian at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 13:48:09 UTC 2010

On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 22:29:54 -0400 Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>Every once in a while, something breaks when a kernel update gets installed.
>It doesn't happen every time, I'd say that once in every thirty or so kernel
>updates, grub fails to come up after a subsequent reboot.
>This is just a minor annoyance -- I'd have to boot the install CD in rescue
>mode, let it mount Fedora on /mnt/sysimage, chroot to it, and execute
>/sbin/grub-install -- but I'm wondering if anyone else is seeing this.

I have seen this quite often following the first kernel update after a
Fedora version update.  I.e., the machine boots fine after the version
update, but needs re-grubbing after 'yum update'.

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