Error messages on Boot due to F17->F18 upgrade

Jorge Martínez López jorgeml at
Wed Mar 13 22:05:39 UTC 2013


2013/3/13 Max Pyziur <pyz at>:
> I ran grub2-mkconfig, but didn't see a change to /boot/grub2/grub.cfg.
> I don't know what's designed or a bug here, but I outputed the results of
> grubg2-mkconfig to a file, and then copied it to /boot/grub2/grub.cfg,
> making sure to keep the original grub.cfg elsewhere.
> I rebooted the machine and it seems that the error messages are gone, and I
> get a standard issue F18 splash screen on bootup.
> What I described was not in any of the instructions I had read elsewhere.
> I'm just concerned that it didn't follow the letter of instructions that
> were given.

It was my fault actually. I forgot to mention that you need to run
grub2-mkconfig with a parameter to output to a file:
grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg

Jorge Martínez López <jorgeml at>

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