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When I installed Fedora, it did not have the Schrödinger's cat boot option, but then I installed a bunch of updates and now it is there. What is even more annoying is that it is the default boot option. Here is the log I get on the screen during boot:

Boot log

Is there any way to fix this without reinstalling? If anyone wants boot log text file let me know and I will clear it and reboot and give you the output.


I added the line to the /etc/yum.conf file and here is the new stack:

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I found this thread over on AskFedora, titled: kernel panic Fedora 19. This doesn't solve the issue but works around it for the tim being:

I just blacklisted the buggy kernels in the /etc/yum.conf file. Stick with the last one which works for now. Here's the line which you can add to the YUM config.

exclude=kernel3.10.6-200.fc19.x86_64 kernel3.10.7-200.fc19.x86_64
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I have updated my question, there is a new error – John Aug 31 '13 at 4:13
@John - the exclude that we added just blocks yum from installing that particular version of the Kernel. Are you selecting a different version of the Kernel via grub when trying to boot or are you still selecting the same version? I would suggest probably uninstalling that version of the Kernel as well. The mod to yum will keep it from getting back into your system. – slm Aug 31 '13 at 4:38
I am just clicking on the Schrodinger's Cat version, the Kernel version for the Schrodinger's Cat is different than the regular Fedora grub option. Will uninstalling the Kernel fix this issue? – John Sep 1 '13 at 23:45
@John - I wouldn't expect it to, but if you wouldn't mind, I'd be curious if you did that. – slm Sep 1 '13 at 23:51

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