[CentOS] centos on intel D945GCLF board

Tue Aug 19 13:38:50 UTC 2008
Janez Košmrlj <janezkosmr at volja.net>

I know that disabling the LAN in BIOS works. The problem is that I need 
the on-board card, since I am trying to build a home router and I need 2 
LAN cards for that. And the board has only one PCI slot.

> I've Intel DG31PR with almost same Realtek chipset. Disabling / 
> enabling on board LAN from the BIOS works flawlessly.
> You can make sure if the board is certified at hardware.redhat.com 
> <http://hardware.redhat.com>.
> I guess to test kernal you can use CentOS Live CD and the dmesg tool 
> as well.
> Good luck!
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:22 AM, Janez Košmrlj <janezkosmr at volja.net 
> <mailto:janezkosmr at volja.net>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I am trying to install centos on the intel D945GCLF board. It's a
>     mini-ITX board with the atom processor and it uses the Realtek
>     RTL8102EL LAN chipset. When I disable the on-board LAN card it
>     installs  and runs OK, but when I enable it, I get kernel panic at
>     boot.
>     The board runs perfectlj with Fedora 9 (with the latest kernel) or
>     with Ubuntu server.
>     My question is: is there some way to run centos on this board
>     (test kernel, i can try for example)?
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