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

Steve Gladden steve at michiganbroadband.com
Fri Nov 20 14:37:38 EST 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
>
>
>
>   
>> At 12:07 AM 11/20/2009, you wrote:
>>     
>>> Anyone seen this before? anyone know the Centos default root password?
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Meanwhile I'm going to try this on a 3Ghz all Intel much faster and see
>>>> if the radio drop outs are indeed gone or if they're all still there
>>>> and if in the same way or different...
>>>>         
>>> Or not... just tried installing ACID on two different *new* systems..
>>> On both systems it goes and does everything updates & all..
>>> I think it even compiles asterisk.. or sor sure at least starts 
>>> into that process..
>>>
>>> There's some sort of 'error right before it goes to the login 
>>> screen but goes by in less than 1/2 second..
>>> Hitting shit+pageup shows some scrollback but not the error..
>>>
>>>
>>> Whie instlling ACID It goes straight to a login screen right after 
>>> install and never EVER prompts for anything at all..
>>> Anyone know the default root password on ACID if the install is doing this?
>>>
>>>
>>> Strange this happened a few days ago on one of the slower test systems...
>>> My only choice was to reboot and start all over again..
>>> and it worked the 2nd time..
>>>
>>> Just tried 4 times here and each time it seems to do everything 
>>> including all of the updates (centos)..
>>> then just goes to a login prompt.. (I'm positive it's re formatting 
>>> the hard drive during the install.
>>> I've also tried other install media..
>>>
>>> rebooting just comes back to login again.. it somehow installed 
>>> having not prompted for anything and it set a root password.
>>>
>>> Tried two computers total of 5 times this evening same result.
>>> It's almost as if some web resource is down and the install is 
>>> bailing and doing some other default action along with setting up
>>> a password for root on it's own.
>>>
>>> everything seems to install and just goes to a login prompt never 
>>> having asked for anything like it normally does
>>> where it asks for your node number/pass and callsign.
>>>
>>> Centos's LiveCD root password 12qwaszx does not work.
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks!!
>>> Steve
>>>
>>>
>>>
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Hi Doug thanks for the info but nope it's certainly not that issue here :-)
I've also tried multiple computers/ethernet cards yesterday and had the 
problem throughout..


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