[CentOS] 2.6.18 Kernel

Fri Oct 6 19:30:38 UTC 2006
Drew Weaver <drew.weaver at thenap.com>

So you're the one guy that got it working?

In order for me to even get the installer to boot on a DG965ss I have to
pass these commands to the kernel:

pci = nommconf acpi=off irqprobe all-generic-ide

If I do all of that it will install, but it has no idea what any of the
devices are.


-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf Of Joshua Baker-LePain
Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 3:15 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] 2.6.18 Kernel

On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 at 3:17pm, Drew Weaver wrote

> Are there any plans for Redhat/CentOS to implement the 2.6.18 Kernel 
> which adds support for the Core 2 Duo chipsets, i.e. 965, 975, and

As is explained at length in several places, RH/CentOS is an enterprise
distro and doesn't change kernel versions within a major release.  That
being said, drivers are among the things updated in that base kernel.
I'm happily running CentOS 4.4 on a Dell Precision 390 (C2D w/ the 975

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
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