[CentOS] Installer stopped short

Spike Turner spiketurner09 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 22:28:47 UTC 2008

Niki Kovacs wrote:

> I just tried to install a CentOS 5 desktop on very recent
> hardware, an Acer desktop machine. The installer stopped
> short very early. I gave Ubuntu 8.04 a shot, and it
> installed without a problem. Now what can I do about this?
> Is there a way to use some "enhanced" kernel
> (like the centos.plus kernel) to perform the install? I
> guess what's missing there is a specific driver for
> something (SATA drive? Processor?).

You have to provide specific error messages from the install 
logs and be very specific on your hardware. Do some
"homework" however. With 5.3 beta out you can become a beta 
tester with your hardware.



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