GRUB boot fails returning "Error 15: File not found"

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  • I recently completed some maintenance on my system and rebooted. Now my system cannot boot and shows output similar to the following:
    Booting 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (<Version>)'

root (hd0,0)
  Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
Kernel /<kernel version>

Error 15: File not Found

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