[CentOS] Installing CentOS 4.1 on IA64

Tue Aug 9 18:40:12 UTC 2005
David Johnston <david at littlebald.com>

On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 17:55 +0300, Pasi Pirhonen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 05:48:50PM +0800, Yeo Chang Lim wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am trying to install Centos 4.1 on IA64 machine. However, during 
> > loading of vmlinuz and initrd.img , i will get a kernel panic. Does 
> > anyone has this problem? I think it's due to initrd.img
> You need to give some more information
> a) What kind of hardware (rx1600, rx2600 only tested by me, maintainer)
> b) where you boot from (CD i'd assume)
> c) What does it panic for. There must be something on the screen
> Generally. The information 'i boot it on something something and it's
> panics' isn't enought.

also, make sure that the machine you're installing on is IA64 and not
AMD (which is x86_64).  One of our guys made that mistake last week, and
wasted a lot of time trying to figure out why it was panicking.