[CentOS] [SOLVED] Re: Install CentOS-5.0 on HP-ComPaq DC7700 Dual Core

Mogens Kjaer mk at crc.dk
Fri Oct 3 11:29:51 UTC 2008

James B. Byrne wrote:
> At boot:
> linux acpi=off

I use:

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

for the DC7[78]00 machines when installing CentOS.

The last two are needed to get the right driver for
the SATA drives, else the disks are extremely slow.
They need to be added to grub.conf after installation
as well.


Mogens Kjaer, Carlsberg A/S, Computer Department
Gamle Carlsberg Vej 10, DK-2500 Valby, Denmark
Phone: +45 33 27 53 25, Fax: +45 33 27 47 08
Email: mk at crc.dk Homepage: http://www.crc.dk

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