grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template solution Centos

vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab116.2.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                                                               |  33 MB     00:06    
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab116.2.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                                       1/1
grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template


#note how menu.lst is a normal file.  It should be a symlink to grub.conf
#because of this grubby will use grub.conf which does not match the current setup in menu.lst used for booting
#
 ls -al /boot/grub/
total 292
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   4096 Aug 10 15:07 .
dr-xr-xr-x 5 root root   4096 Aug 10 15:06 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  13396 Jul  9  2015 e2fs_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  12636 Jul  9  2015 fat_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  11780 Jul  9  2015 ffs_stage1_5
-rw------- 1 root root    798 Aug 10 15:07 grub.conf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  11772 Jul  9  2015 iso9660_stage1_5
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  13284 Jul  9  2015 jfs_stage1_5
-rw------- 1 root root    764 Aug  8 19:11
menu.lst

#to fix it you need to move menu.lst to grub.conf and make a symlink to menu.lst from grub.conf
cd /boot/grub
mv menu.lst grub.conf
ln -s grub.conf menu.lst

 

Now see that menu.lst is a symlink and the kernel will install.

ls -al /boot/grub/menu.lst
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Aug 10 15:12 /boot/grub/menu.lst -> grub.conf

vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab116.2.x86_64.rpm                                                                                                                                                                               |  33 MB     00:03    
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab116.2.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                                       1/1
  Verifying  : vzkernel-2.6.32-042stab116.2.x86_64                                                                                                                                                                                       1/1

Installed:
  vzkernel.x86_64 0:2.6.32-042stab116.2                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Complete!


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