Grub loader not loading config.


I have just installed FC5 replacing FC4 but when I now reboot I get the grub loader going to the grub prompt and I have to type: configfile /grub/grub.conf      then the menu pops up and everything is fine an dandy. But how do I get grub to load the config up automatically without me having to say each time.

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gabbs1Asked:
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troopernConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Is the config located in /boot/grub/grub.conf ?

And have you symlinked /boot/grub/menu.lst to /boot/grub/grub.conf ?

Older versions of Grub used menu.lst as their configs.
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pjedmondConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Depending on you  setup, grub.conf should be in:

 /boot/grub/grub.conf

Which implies that the config file is in the right place.

It also appears that there have been a number of 'grub' issues with upgrading to FC5. Time to reinstall grub afresh? using grub-install?

man grub-install prior to this, and ensure that you know exactly which dev you are installing to. Obviously backups prior to this!

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nociConnect With a Mentor Software EngineerCommented:
If the file within grub.conf also reference /boot/...
And your boot partition is a small separate file system, then maybe you are missing the symlink:

boot -> .  in /boot.

when up: enter:

ln -nsf . /boot/boot
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