[CentOS] Centos 4.4 Install bug
seth at integratedsolutions.org
Sun Sep 17 21:48:07 UTC 2006
There have been no updates to the BIOS since 6/15/2005.
Why would this work fine under Centos 4.3 x86_64 and i386
and have a problem under 4.4?
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Peter Farrow
> Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 3:19 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos 4.4 Install bug
> Rather than looking at an install bug [which is entirely feasible],
> 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
> > results.
> > Any suggestions???
> > Seth Bardash
> > Integrated Solutions and Systems
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