[CentOS] Installer stopped short

Spike Turner spiketurner09 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 22:28:47 UTC 2008


Niki Kovacs wrote:

> I just tried to install a CentOS 5 desktop on very recent
> hardware, an Acer desktop machine. The installer stopped
> short very early. I gave Ubuntu 8.04 a shot, and it
> installed without a problem. Now what can I do about this?
> 
> Is there a way to use some "enhanced" kernel
> (like the centos.plus kernel) to perform the install? I
> guess what's missing there is a specific driver for
> something (SATA drive? Processor?).
> 

You have to provide specific error messages from the install 
logs and be very specific on your hardware. Do some
"homework" however. With 5.3 beta out you can become a beta 
tester with your hardware.

Spike 


      



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