[CentOS] Kernel panic installing CentOS 5.2 in Parallels on iMac

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Sep 6 15:28:16 UTC 2008


On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 8:08 AM, Bart Schaefer <barton.schaefer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The powernowk8 bug is in the CentOS-5.2 isos but apparently not in
>> previous versions.  So, one way to get around the problem is to use
>> CentOS-5.1 install media and then update the kernel to the latest
>> version which is free of this bug.
>
> For the record, this worked, thanks.
>
> I needed to add agp=off at the installer boot prompt, and both that
> and clock=pit to grub.conf after the installation was complete.

Glad to hear you've got it working.  By the way, the clock= option is
for CentOS-4.  In CentOS-5, it should be clocksource= .

Akemi


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