[CentOS] problem with installing centos 5.3 on sata ahci

Stewart Williams lists at pinkyboots.co.uk
Sun Oct 4 22:14:58 UTC 2009

Maciej Jan Broniarz wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to install Centos on sata ahci. The installer first waits 
> few minutes while loading ahci module. Then, the installer cannot detect 
> any disk during the partitioning phase. What might be the problem? I 
> have switched to IDE in bios and it still is the same.
> Best regards,
> mjb

Try adding pci=nomsi to the end of the kernel line from the grub menu.

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