F20: yum update does not automatically update grub2

Ranjan Maitra maitra.mbox.ignored at inbox.com
Tue Dec 24 17:56:55 UTC 2013


On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 18:53:26 +0100 Michael Schwendt
<mschwendt at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 10:28:37 -0600, Ranjan Maitra wrote:
> 
> > > bash -x grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
> > 
> > Uploading (8.6KiB)...
> > http://ur1.ca/g93u5 -> http://paste.fedoraproject.org/64214/02391138
> 
> So, the initrd for the F20 release kernel 3.11.10-301.fc20 is missing
> here, too:
> 
>   + echo '### BEGIN /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###'
>   + /etc/grub.d/10_linux
>   Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64
>   Found initrd image: /boot/initramfs-3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64.img
>   Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64
>   Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-0-rescue-26b05c2e8b5144b4b396c604c823681b
>   Found initrd image: /boot/initramfs-0-rescue-26b05c2e8b5144b4b396c604c823681b.img
>   + echo '### END /etc/grub.d/10_linux ###'
> 
> Have you ever booted with that kernel after installing F20?
> Probably not. ;)

Hmmmm, actually I have. This is a new install, and I rebooted a few
times.

> Everything related to updating grub.cfg should work normally for the
> next kernel update.

OK, this means that I should reboot now?

> Once you've booted to the latest kernel, you could erase the previous
> kernel with "yum remove kernel-3.11.10-301.fc20" or generate the missing
> initrd for it as a fallback:
>  
>   $ su -
>   # dracut /boot/initramfs-3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64.img 3.11.10-301.fc20.x86_64

Thanks again!
Ranjan

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