I get the following error when installing a kernel: grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template

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Issue

  • When I install a kernel from RHN, I am getting the error: grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template
    [root@rhel5 ~]# rpm -vhi kernel-2.6.18-274.el5.x86_64.rpm 
    Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]
       1:kernel                 ########################################### [100%]
    grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template 

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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