[CentOS] Unable to install CentOS 5.2 on New HP Intel Core 2 Quad

Thu Aug 28 10:50:31 UTC 2008
Mogens Kjaer <mk at crc.dk>

Rob Townley wrote:
> To boot off of a knoppix disc use the boot option *knoppix acpi=off*.
> For CentOS, use *linux pci=noacpi,nommconf*.

I use:

linux pci=nomsi,nommconf hda=noprobe hdc=noprobe

The "hda=noprobe hdc=noprobe" needs to be added to /boot/grub/grub.conf
after installation as well.

Without these, disk IO will be _very_ slow.


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