Bootloader fails to get updated when OS is upgraded from SLES10 SP2 to SP3
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 3
After completing the upgrade to SP3, when the system tries to boot it fails with the following message:
graphics file "(hd0,0)/boot/message" missing, press a key to continue
The solution is to avoid the problem by doing the upgrade using Yast2 Package Manager as given in the steps below:
1. Add the SP3 installation media as installation source using "yast2 inst_source."
2. Upgrade all the packages using "yast2 sw_single". This can be done by selecting the Packages menu in the Yast2 Package Manager.
3. The title in the GRUB entry will still be listed as SP2. Edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and change the title from SP2 to SP3.
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- Document ID:7004838
- Creation Date: 09-Nov-2009
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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