[CentOS] CentOS 5.5 on a new Mac Mini? no CD Driver?

Mon Dec 6 23:43:38 UTC 2010
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>

On Monday, December 06, 2010 03:54:15 pm Jason T. Slack-Moehrle wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am attempting to install CentOS 5.5 64 bit on my new Mac Mini. I boot to the CD and when I get to selecting where I am installing from (local cd, hard disk, ftp, etc) I select Local CD and it cannot find a driver and wants me to manually specify or use a driver disk.

Boot from the USB CD into rescue mode; once you have a command line, what does the output of 'lspci -v' show?

The kernel in C5.5 may just simply not have the driver for the chipset; you may need to either install a Fedora with the right driver in-kernel, or wait on C6.