[CentOS] Re: CentOS 64bits can't boot

Victor Padro vpadro at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 22:12:49 UTC 2008


On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Victor Padro <vpadro at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I got this tiny problem, I bought an Asus m2n-vm hdmi mobo two weeks ago
> and it seems not to be fully working under centos amd64(4.6, 4.9, 5.0, 5.1)
> or even redhat EL 5.0 i386, amd64, I tried to install centos and redhat EL
> using the linux dd and linux noprobe commands to load driver disk from
> nVidia guys but it doesn't detect the HD I'm using their diferent versions
> of the driver RHEL 4_U5, 4_U6 , 5, 5_U1 , then if I change the IDE config in
> the BIOS from SATA to AHCI, it detects the SATA HD during the install
> process, but when it boots up, it tells me to "reboot and select proper boot
> device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key", but
> nothing happens...then I change the BIOS IDE setting back to SATA, and it
> boots but it gives me a kernel panic saying "could not mount such file
> system, not such file or directory", it doesn't load up the drivers at the
> linux noprobe way, nor even the forcedeth or the sata_nv.
>
> I read in ubuntu and fedora forums that they're supported in Ubuntu 7.04,
> 7.10, 8.04 and Fedora 7, 8, 9, haven't test them yet though, I want to stick
> with Centos bcos thats my working enviroment.
>
> What can I do?
>
> Here are my specs:
> Asus msn-vm hdmi
> Chipset Nvidia GeForce7050PV/nForce630a
> AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800 2.5Ghz Dual core
> 6Gb RAM Kingston
> 250 HDD SATA2
> LG IDE DVD-ROM
>
> I'm trying to use this setup in my home lab to test out Xen technology and
> techniques.
>
> cheers,
>
> Victor.
>
> P.S. sorry for my english
>
>
>
forgot to say:

I was able to install RHEL 4 with no install parameters, but I can't upgrade
using the RHEL 5 DVD, still the same issue..no HD detected in install
process.

any suggestions?

thanks in advance.

Victor.
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