[CentOS] getting Centos on "used" rackable systems 1U with dualOpteron 248 HE

bruce bedouglas at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 28 03:29:37 UTC 2009


hi robert...

what issues are you having? what params are you using as of now...



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From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org]On
Behalf Of RobertH
Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 7:04 PM
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Subject: [CentOS] getting Centos on "used" rackable systems 1U with
dualOpteron 248 HE


hi there.

anyone have any tips on params to pass to the kernel etc in order to install
Centos4 or Centos5 32bit or 64 bit installed on this unit

i can get it close to install, yet no cigar.

it is a tyan MB and ill try to get more info if needed...

for this case, please assume for now that the hardware itself is not "bad"

thanks in advance...

 - rh

Rackable Systems Dual Opteron 2.0 GHz 1U Half-Depth Server

General Features:
No Server Operating System
Dual AMD Opteron 246 HE (OSK246CMP5AU) 2.0 GHz processors
4 GB DDR RAM
120 GB IDE hard drive
ATI Rage XL integrated video
Broadcom BCM5704 Gigabit Ethernet


Motherboard Features:
AMD-8111 chipset
One (1) PCI-X riser slot
Eight (8) DDR DIMM sockets


Front I/O Ports:
Two (2) PS/2 ports
One (1) 15-pin VGA port
One (1) 9-pin serial port
Two (2) USB ports
Two (2) RJ-45 Ethernet jacks


Case Features:
1U half-depth server chassis
One (1) 3.5-inch drive bay
Four rear cooling fans
400-watt power supply


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