On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 16:00 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote: > After doing a 'yum update' last night and shutting down the machine, > my machine failed to start back up properly this morning: the BIOS > appears to load without issue, and then a screen with the text "GRUB > _" comes up. And nothing else occurs. It does sound somewhat like what Tom said, about not being able to load the next stage of GRUB. Have you checked that the drives are without any errors? > * A new kernel was reported to have been installed I imagine that you'd get a different error response if that was the cause.