[CentOS] Re: CentOS 4.4 Strange hang on a poweredge 2900.

Fri Dec 29 00:29:02 UTC 2006
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Peter Serwe spake the following on 12/28/2006 3:21 PM:
> Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 10:12 -0800, Peter Serwe wrote:
>>> Damon L. Chesser wrote:
>>>> Peter,
>>>> Do you have Gold support?  Those guys are very good at what they
>>>> do.  If
>>>> you do, I would think that the linux guys at Dell know the answer to
>>>> this question.  If you do not, perhaps the basic support guys will know
>>>> the answer?
>>> No gold, just the silver 7x24.
>>> Peter
>> Peter,
>> Silver sit side by side with the Gold.  Have you asked them?  If anybody
>> has seen this, they would know about the solution.  The difference
>> between Silver and Gold is not the skill level, it is the service level
>> allowed, latitude of movement to solve the issues.
> Interestingly, the behavior completely disappeared with the installation of
> CentOS 4.4 x86_64.  Somehow it didn't occur to me that using the
> distribution
> precisely for the hardware would be required, or perhaps that the normal
> i386
> distribution wouldn't just run on it.
> :)
> Peter
It usually does run OK. But there must be some hardware glitch between your
system and an i686 install.


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