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== Updating grub shoud be done AFTER rebooting? ==
 
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Mrdave said:
 
I had probles launching grub-install /dev/sda just after the upgrade and before rebooting to the new kernel, it resulted in a unbootable system, I had to use the rescue CD and grub-install again.
 
I had probles launching grub-install /dev/sda just after the upgrade and before rebooting to the new kernel, it resulted in a unbootable system, I had to use the rescue CD and grub-install again.
  
 
This happened in F7 > F8 upgrade, in F8 > F9 I did grub-install after reboot and had no problems.
 
This happened in F7 > F8 upgrade, in F8 > F9 I did grub-install after reboot and had no problems.
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Kiilerix:
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Strange. I have never seen that. But I have seen that I had to do a grub-install _before_ rebooting. So I don't think there is general advice here. If others have experience in this area please let us know.

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Updating grub shoud be done AFTER rebooting?

Mrdave said: I had probles launching grub-install /dev/sda just after the upgrade and before rebooting to the new kernel, it resulted in a unbootable system, I had to use the rescue CD and grub-install again.

This happened in F7 > F8 upgrade, in F8 > F9 I did grub-install after reboot and had no problems.

Kiilerix: Strange. I have never seen that. But I have seen that I had to do a grub-install _before_ rebooting. So I don't think there is general advice here. If others have experience in this area please let us know.