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

Stephen Rodgers sales at qrvc.com
Fri Nov 20 09:48:12 EST 2009


Matt Beasant wrote:
> 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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Log in to the failed setup and look at the log file, and then post where it failed:

The default password should be 'setup' and there is a log
of the install in /root/acid/acid-install.log.

Compare notes with the rest of the users having issues.


Steve
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