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Re: [rhelv6-list] Redhat 6 installation failures common



Check to see if your CPU has PAE support.  If it doesn't then not only
are you not supported, RHEL6 will not install.

Hope this helps,

~rp

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:09 AM, D G Teed <donald teed gmail com> wrote:
> I don't understand what is happening to Redhat 6 installers.
>
> We have experienced multiple systems where the installer can launch
> and it is obviously reading from CDROM but then when it
> looks for the installation media it fails to find the CDROM.
>
> The failure follows the screen with the title:
>
> "Installation Method"
>
> "What type of media contains the installation image"
>
> We pick Local CD/DVD
>
> then the error appears: "Disc Not Found".
>
> This has happened within a guest KVM, or with basic SATA drives,
> and it is with the i386 net based installer.  Yet the media test passes.
>
> With the DVD based installer, it doesn't do that, but it
> has python errors in the screen behind the keyboard question
> and then it says there are no disks we can use when
> we select the Custom option to set up our partitions manually
> (don't want LVM).
>
> On the same system, we were able to install RH 5 without a hitch
> and it will still boot up RH 5 fine.
>
> The hardware is a basic Intel motherboard 1U server - nothing esoteric.
>
> Any clues on how we can bring up RH 6?
>
> --Donald
>
>
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