[CentOS] unable to boot centos 5 on dell optiplex 320

Phil Savoie psavoie1783 at rogers.com
Thu Jul 5 19:48:50 UTC 2007

On July 5, 2007, tblader wrote:
> Hello All.
> I have a dell optiplex 320 that I can install centos5 on using pci=nomsi. 
> That seems to be the only way.  After the install grub loads but thats
> about as far as it gets. It looks like a BIOS bug to me, but I just don't
> know.  I left it sit for a few minutes and it just had the echoed boot
> params on the screen.
> I've tried booting with noapic nolapic apm=off acpi=off and noprobe but
> can't get any farther than this.  Anyone know if this thing will boot?
> Thanks


This may help if you don't mind using lilo.


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