[CentOS] Re: Why noapic acpi=off on new Centos 4.6 system?

Tony Mountifield tony at softins.clara.co.uk
Thu Nov 20 18:10:11 UTC 2008

In article <1227190609.31040.291.camel at lin-workstation.azapple.com>,
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-11-20 at 10:43 +0000, Tony Mountifield wrote:
> > 
> > My question is (at last): why did the installer decide it necessary to
> > include "noapic acpi=off"? Previous installs of CentOS on other hardware
> > have not done that.
> ----
> I don't believe that anaconda would do that on its own.
> It would however, append any kernel options that you used when you
> booted the installation disk so that's the likely place where it came
> from.

Ah, you're right - thanks! I used a pxe boot server to install, and had
left those options in the config file from tests with a previous box.

Mystery solved :-)

Tony Mountifield
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