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

Matt Beasant matt.g4rky at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 20 09:07:41 EST 2009


Thanks David and Doug for the info.

But I'm not sure I agree that it is a hardware issue, with the greatest
of respect of course :-)

The machine I am using is a Compaq EVO D510 - I have 6 of these all running
app_rpt. They all installed fine.

This is the only one I had any issues installing the ACID setup on. This was
a reinstall as the HDD died and I fitted a new one and wanted to put app_rpt
on it.

Unless something has changed recently on the ACID distro?

Anyone?

Thanks in advance,

Matt
2009/11/20 David McGough <kb4fxc at inttek.net>

>
> 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
> >
> >
> >
> <snip>
>
>
> Yep, I've noticed issues with the relatively old CentOS kernels and recent
> hardware, too....I switched to a "hand built" 2.6.30.5 kernel, on CentOS
> 5.x, and this resolved my problems.
>
> 73, David kb4fxc
>
>
>
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