[CentOS] Kernel Panic at Boot

Wed Dec 7 20:43:16 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ken Smith wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 12/7/2016 12:09 PM, Ken Smith wrote:
>>> Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd P43-ES3G
>> thtas a rather old motherboard, like circa 2008?    my longtime
>> experiences with consumer desktop grade hardware suggest that at 5
>> years, 50% of them go flaky.   that one is about 8 years old now.
> I know its old. I have quite a few (5) PCI video capture cards in there
> for MythTV and very few modern motherboards have PCI interfaces these
> days. Moving to something more recent would also mean scrapping those
> cards.
> That said, I doubt that the age of the motherboard is related to the
> kernel panic after I stupidly de-installed the NVidia driver. It would
> be a sad double fault that the previously unused (but old) replacement
> mother board suffered a failure at the same time as I de-installed the
> NVidia driver. That would be very bad luck.
You *might* consider installing the proprietary driver. Make sure to get
the correct one from the NVidia website. Trust me, I do it for several
folks here, including myself, since my soon-to-be-retired workstation has
an old NVidia card... and nouveau didn't, at least, do two monitors.