[CentOS] unable to start installing

Daniel Teixeira dteixeira at bitecnica.com
Fri Nov 3 11:17:08 UTC 2006

Sorry, forgot to say it's a pentium Xeon 550Mhz

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From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
Of Fabian Arrotin
Sent: quarta-feira, 1 de Novembro de 2006 14:45
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] unable to start installing

On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 12:16 +0000, Daniel Teixeira wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm trying to install CentOs 4.3 on a "old" server. Cd's are ok, as i 
> am able to use them in another computers.
> What happens is that initial text screen shows up (asking if i want to 
> install in text or grpahics mode), but either way all that happens is 
> that i get a cursor blinking on the top left corner for a long period 
> of time.
> anything i can try?

What does 'old server' mean for you ? If it's an pentium 1st generation you
should go the i586 way. If it's a more recent processor, the normal install
should work. What i've already had is that i had to specify the 'nofb'
paramater because the vga card didn't support it ...

Fabian Arrotin <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net>

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