[CentOS] Re: CentOS 64bits can't boot

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jun 3 04:27:56 UTC 2008

Victor Padro wrote:
> I've just tried installing RHEL 5 using the AHCI setting in BIOS, it 
> does install but as I said before "reboot and select proper boot 
> device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key" 
> screen appears again, and did change the AHCI setting to SATA in BIOS, 
> and boots up with a screen which contains lots of 
> commands/words/keystrings etc.(really don't know the word for that 
> screen in english) but something caught my attention that is:
> Memory for crash kernel (0x0 to 0x0) notwithin permissible range
> *PCI: BIOS Bug MCFG area at e0000000 is not E020-reserved*

try booting with noacpi but with the BIOS set to AHCI

could be a BIOS upgrade would 'repair' the ACPI info stored in there.

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