CentOS 5 install on PE750

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 13:31:24 CST 2010


Thanks for the reply.  I was able to get around the problem by
installing via PXE.  Once the OS loaded, it was able to display other
graphical elements and the install went fine after that.


On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Tim Pickard <tpickard at crossref.org> wrote:
> IIRC you will need to use the Dell CD with the install assistant.  That will
> provide the drivers etc that the kernel needs.  I believe it was with the
> Adaptec RAID controller?
>
> Anyway, the Install Assistant will give you a vanilla installation that you
> can then change to your needs.
>
> Tim
>
> On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 18:01 -0500, Brian Mathis wrote:
>
> I have a PE 750 that's currently running RHEL3.  I want to reinstall
> it with CentOS5, however when I boot the install CD it freezes up when
> displaying the boot graphic, before the ISOLINUX boot menu is
> displayed.  Has anyone else seen this?  Is there a way around it?
>
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