[CentOS] Supermicro X7DVL-E and Xeon L5320 installation problems
chrism at imntv.com
Mon Oct 8 17:34:51 UTC 2007
Chris Boyd wrote:
> Tearing our hair out on this one. Trying to install CentOS 5 x86_64
> on a Supermicro X7DVL-E with 2 Xeon L5320 quad core CPUs, 3Ware SATA
> RAID controller in a mirrored setup and 4 GB of memory. Installation
> crashes at random places while copying the files. We've run memtest86
> for 24 hours without any errors, replaced the RAID controller,
> motherboard and disks, but still no luck.
> Any thoughts, hints or LARTs appreciated.
I had similar issues on a recent install. It turned out to be errors on
the install media (which I have gotten lazy about checking). I reburned
the DVD (with verify enabled this time) and it worked just fine afterwards.
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