[CentOS] Centos 4.4 Install bug
peter at farrows.org
Sun Sep 17 21:18:47 UTC 2006
Rather than looking at an install bug [which is entirely feasible], I
would look at the BIOS on the motherboard itself and see if there is a
later version first...
Seth Bardash wrote:
> To the Centos maintainers:
> We tried to install Centos 4.4 i386 (i686 / Athlon)
> on a Dual Opteron 254 Iwill DK8N MB, 1GB (4 x 256M)
> system with a 3ware 9500S-4 and 4 x 80 GB disks
> in a RAID 10 array.
> Both tries caused Centos to first kernel panic
> until we turned off IO-APIC in the BIOS.
> Both tries also only loaded the UP kernel
> and did not load the smp kernel on the machine.
> The smp kernel was not even installed on the machine.
> The BIOS see 2 cpu's and so did 4.3. There seems to be a
> CPU qty discovery problem during install.
> When the smp kernel is installed from rpm it works
> fine and even enables numa properly.
> We used the Net boot i386 iso image and loaded
> the machine from over the network.
> We then tried the x86_64 version with the same
> Any suggestions???
> Seth Bardash
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