[CentOS] Installation failure

Chris Weisiger cweisiger at bellsouth.net
Fri Mar 11 05:01:44 UTC 2011

Try checking the power supply, swap in another one  from a different pc.


-----Original Message----- 
From: Mark
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2011 10:50 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] Installation failure

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi> 
> 2011/3/11 Mark <mhullrich at gmail.com>:
>> I'm trying to reinstall CentOS on a machine I've reconditioned for it,
> is it really working? check for broken memory chips and so..
The memory was working perfectly before I put it into this boc (came
out of another one that's been running for months).

>> but for reasons I can't fathom, when the installation disk comes up
>> and prompts for the install type, and I type either <enter> (graphics
>> isntall) or "linux text"<enter>, after it loads the initrd image, the
>> machine shuts off.
>> It's an older machine I built myself (and ran CentOS on for a number
>> of years), AMD Athlon 64 x2, 2GB of memory, 2 SATA hard drives, ECS
>> GE6100PM-M2 motherboard.
> What error messages it displays?
None - the dots print out, then the screen goes black and the machine shuts 
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