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Re: RedHat 8.0 issues with Compaq Proliant 3000?



On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 16:02, Saqib N Ali seagate com wrote:
> Hi All.
> 
> I am having problems installing RedHat 8.0 on Compaq Proliant 3000 servers
> dual CPU servers. Everytime I try to install the RedHat 8.0, the 2nd CPU
> dies. I have tried this on 3 different server (all Proliant 3000) with the
> same results. Now I have 3 Proliants with 2nd CPUs non-functional. The only
> way to revive the CPU is to reset the BIOS, which also cause the array info
> to be lost, and have to re-install the OS.
> 
> So it seems to me that RedHat 8.0 is modifying something in the BIOS that
> it is not suppose to.
> 
> Has anyone else ran into this problem with the similar architecture or dual
> CPU configurations?

Are you sure you have the correct SMP kernel installed?

# rpm -qa|grep kernel

-- 
Dave Sherman
MCSE, MCSA, CCNA
"If we wanted you to understand it, we wouldn't call it code."

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