[CentOS] Centos5 installer hangs up with promise sata controller on board

Mon Apr 23 05:27:22 UTC 2007
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>

Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Phil Schaffner wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 06:58 +0200, Joachim Backes wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> curently running centos4.4 with a board having promise sata controller.
>>> If I try to update to centos-5, the installer hangs up.
>>> No problems under centos-4.4.
>>> Does somebody know a workaround for this problem?
>>> In the mailing list archives I found a similar report, but no solution.
>> No solution, no known work-around except a major kludge with a FC6
>> kernel.  Please add comments to the BZ report:
>> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=1879
> Can anyone reproduce that bug on a RHEL5 box? If it really is a
> kernel/init bug, it should be reported upstream.
> Ralph
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both FC6 and RHEL5 show exactly the same behaviour, that means the installer hangs
during install on promise sata controller. I will file a bug to RedHat and Fedora.


Joachim Backes

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
University of Kaiserslautern,Computer Center [RHRK],
Systems and Operations, High Performance Computing,
D-67653 Kaiserslautern, PO Box 3049, Germany
Phone: +49-631-205-2438, FAX: +49-631-205-3056
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