[CentOS] Unable to install CentOS 5.2 on New HP Intel Core 2 Quad

Joseph L. Casale JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Aug 27 22:10:37 UTC 2008


>Our new lab has HP Intel Core 2 Quad systems with DVD/CDRW and SATA.
>I can provide the model number if needed.
>
>They stop on kernel startup when trying to boot the CentOS 5.2 boot CD.
>It is during ACPI.

Model #'s would be good, even some cheap units have quad cores now, so its
Impossible to guess. Most certainly support RH -> CentOS. Check the Manual,
there are likely some BIOS settings you need tweaked.

jlc


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