[rhelv6-list] new kernel is installed but grub was not updated properly

Jack Neely jjneely at ncsu.edu
Tue Jan 4 20:07:10 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 07:44:23PM +0100, Trond Hasle Amundsen wrote:
> Jussi Silvennoinen <jussi_rhel6 at silvennoinen.net> writes:
> >> When I run yum -y update, the new kernel packages is downloaded and installed but grub.conf was not changed.
> >> I receive this error:
> >>
> >> Installing     : kernel-2.6.32-71.7.1.el6.i686                         47/104
> >> grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template
> >
> > Is this rhnreg_ks during kickstart instead on yum -y update afterwards?
> > In my case, I noticed Anaconda or whatever sets up /etc/mtab during
> > install in such a manner that grubby is confused.
> Indeed. This is an anaconda bug and there is a bugzilla for it:
>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=657257

I filed 


during the RHEL 6 beta.  Grubby would segfault.  I think that these
issues may be related.  In any case, grubby was obviously changed...as
it now doesn't segfault.  But it looks like no one tested it from a

I could really, really use a fix here.

Jack Neely <jjneely at ncsu.edu>
Linux Czar, OIT Campus Linux Services
Office of Information Technology, NC State University
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