[CentOS] Installation on a Macbook Pro with nVidia MCP89 SATA controller

Tue Dec 27 14:00:03 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

On 12/27/2011 02:10 PM, B.J. McClure wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-12-27 at 09:30 +0100, Peter Hopfgartner wrote:
>> Did anybody succeed in installing CentOS on a MacBook Pro with nVidia
>> chipset (2010 edition,
>> http://www.heise.de/mac-and-i/produkte/macbook-13-2-4-ghz-mitte-2010-86/#produkt_detail)?
>> When I boot with the current minimal install disk, Linux does simply see
>> non disks.
>> Regards,
>> Peter
> I tried CentOS 6.0 and 6.1 on Mac-Air with SSD.  Installer could not
> find SSD and Google did not help.  FWIW, Ubuntu installed fine.  If you
> find the solution please post.  All other machines in our shop are
> CentOS 5.x, 6.x or RHEL 6.x, so commonality would be perfect.
> Sorry I could not help.
> B.J.
> CentOS release 6.2 (Final)

It is not clear if either of you tried CentOS 6.2, or just 6.0 and 6.2.


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