[CentOS] installing centos 7 32 bit i386 to laptop

Wed Jul 27 10:38:04 UTC 2016
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 07/26/2016 11:44 PM, geo wrote:
> On 07/26/16 22:22, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> <<>>
> hello Johnny,
> glad you caught my post.
>> If you can not get that NIC working with the default kernel, you could
>> try the experimental kernel per the bottom of:
>> https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/AltArch/i386
> --->
> thank you. just had a look at it again. read closer this time.
> may have another problem with install. started a third attempt to
> install around 2223 hrs.
> there seems to be a problem with installation after clicking out of
> software selection. seems to have hit a snag somewhere.
> 'installation source' and 'software selection' both have the triangle.
> both read in gray 'checking software dependencies...'.
> this is third round, thought i would let it try to run it's course to
> see if it might pull thru, but has not.
> now, just over and hour, it is same as other attempts. clicking on
> 'begin installation' does nothing, nor does clicking other selections,
> including 'quit'.
> i can 'f2' to root user prompt. not knowing what else to try, i tried
> 'top' to see if it showed changing. it does, but i can not get back to
> installation screen. holding <alt> pressing one of the 'f' keys does
> bring up mouse pointer, but screen i am on does not change.
> typing in 'reboot' does reboot.
> suggestions?
> if you have called it a night, like do not reply in about 30 min, i will
> go back to command line and check just which 'f' keys does what and post
> back.
> thanks again for reply. greatly needed and much appreciate.

If you are trying to use the NetInstall ISO and if you do not have a
network connection, that will not work (it requires a network install to

If you install with the CentOS-7-i386-DVD-1511.iso instead, you can do
all installs without a network present.


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