[CentOS] 6.3 installer keeps cycling in a 10 second countdown to boot

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Sun Nov 25 18:50:48 UTC 2012


On 11/25/2012 04:51 AM, Aleksey Tsalolikhin wrote:
> Hi.  I've been running CentOS 5 for ages.  (Thanks!)

excellent!

> 
> I went to install 6.3 - I downloaded the 64-bit DVD 1 image, and put
> it on a USB drive.  Booted into a screen that said boot will start in
> 10.. 9... 8.. 7.. 6.. 5.. 4.. 3.. 2.. 1.. 10.. and so on, infinite
> loop, the boot never starts.

looks like your machine does not have the x86_64 capable cpu/bios combo
needed to boot the kernel. Have you tried using the livecd/dvd to boot
the machine and see if things work there ?

was it x86_64 that you were running CentOS-5 with ?

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