[CentOS] cant boot after installation of centos 5
Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Mon Nov 10 13:29:57 UTC 2008
Muhammad Alif Mohd Latif wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having problems with the installation of CentOS 5 for i386 to my
> Dell Percision T4500 Workstation.
5? 5.1? 5.2?
> The installation run just fine. The installation DVD had been tested
> before installation. After installation, the installer ask me to reboot.
> after reboot, when the msg for LVM saying detection of my LVMs, 1 or 2
> lines after that my monitor turned off, but i believed the cpu is still
> running. I tried reboot several times but still got same problem. Can
> some one help me?
Not much to go on.
Since you say "Workstation" one might presume that you are running in
GUI mode. Have you tried booting to runlevel 1 or 3? Turning off
"quiet" mode? Might see some useful hints.
In GRUB type "a" to append/edit the kernel boot line. Delete "rhgb
quiet" and replace it with "1" or "single" for single-user mode, or "3"
for full network boot without GUI. See if anything enlightening shows up.
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