[App_rpt-users] Fwd: Re: ACID install issue anyone seen this before? anyone know the centos default root password?

David McGough kb4fxc at inttek.net
Fri Nov 20 08:43:36 EST 2009

Hi Doug,

See below....

On Fri, 20 Nov 2009, Doug Bade wrote:

> My reply went to Steve only, I am resending as it may help other folks....
> I need to get specifics on the chipset I am refering to....but I have 
> run into this stoppage as well and it is hardware related...
> Doug
> KD8B
> >Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 08:08:31 -0500
> >To: Steve Gladden <steve at michiganbroadband.com>
> >From: Doug Bade <kd8b at thebades.net>
> >Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] ACID install issue anyone seen this 
> >before? anyone know the centos default root password?
> >
> >There are issues with Centos and new Realtek ethernet chips. The OS 
> >invokes the wrong driver with flakey startup as one byproduct. If it 
> >does not finish updates and get the scripts for Allstar.. it stops 
> >and gives a prompt. I have this happening on ATOM motherboards...as 
> >the chipsets have some known issues...
> >
> >The solution is easy... I use a usb to ethernet adapter to build 
> >with that is known compatible and then when all is done add the 
> >drivers I need to fix the MB issue.. and pull the usb to etherent...
> >
> >Alternately on MB's I could.. I used an older PCI Intel Chipset NIC 
> >and get around it too...
> >
> >This may have something to do with it???
> Doug

Yep, I've noticed issues with the relatively old CentOS kernels and recent
hardware, too....I switched to a "hand built" kernel, on CentOS
5.x, and this resolved my problems.
73, David kb4fxc

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