Andrew Mills wrote:
I am having exactly the same problem (kernel 2.6.32-279.5.2.v6.x86_64).
I am able to boot by selecting the previous version (kernel 2.6.32-279.2.1.v6.x86_64) at startup.
I have noticed that GRUB uses an initrd image for the previous version but not for the new version, not sure if that has anything to do with it or not.
Also, I have both the /boot and / partitions configured with software RAID and not sure if that is contributing to the problem.
Any help greatly appreciated.
I recall having a similar problem on 5.2... Install, update, reboot, fail.
I solved it following advice I found on another thread
1. Boot from CD and start rescue mode
2. Allow the rescue program to detect the partitions and run the following commands:
Haven't tested with v6. YMMV.