F7 install: grub prompt on reboot [SOLVED]

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Wed Jun 6 13:03:01 UTC 2007

Colin Brace wrote:

> I fixed the grub problem by doing the following: Booting from the DVD,
> I chrooted to my root partition. Then I delete the kernel with "rpm -e
> --nodeps kernel". I then ran Update from the installer and reinstalled
> the kernel, making sure the bootloader was on the same disk as the OS
> (the first time around I inadvertently let Anaconda install it on sda
> rather than sdc). The system then booted fine.
> At this point I am not exactly sure what went wrong, but I will try to
> gather my wits and file something in Bugilla.

Er ... why did you delete the kernel?
I don't see how that could possibly have improved whatever was wrong.

Timothy Murphy  
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