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RE: Kernel update nuked my machine



Thanks.

Is there a separate Rescue CD for FC10 or does the live CD serve that
purpose.  I haven't found a link to a Rescue CD for 10.

Herb 

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick O'Callaghan [mailto:pocallaghan gmail com] 
Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:51 AM
To: fedora-list redhat com
Subject: Re: Kernel update nuked my machine

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 08:47 -0500, Smith, Herb wrote:
> Tuesday evening the automatic updater downloaded a kernel update.  
> After rebooting all I get is a totally black screen with "GRUB_" in 
> the upper left corner of the screen.  It responds to nothing on the
keyboard.
> 
> This is a dual boot Dell machine with FC10 and Windows XP.
> 
> Any suggestions?  Is there something I can do with the rescue CD or is

> it best to wait for FC11 and try to just do an update from there?

Boot with the rescue disk. Chroot to /mnt/sysimage. Run "grub-install"
(the default arguments are probably correct). Reboot as normal.

poc

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