Centos 5.3 x64 installation problem

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verhman
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Centos 5.3 x64 installation problem

Post by verhman » 2010/01/26 00:39:01

Hi friends!!!
I'm very new one.
please help me.
I have IBM server with 2 HD connected by RAID 0
When i start install OS (linux text) after language and region settings
i got message like ERROR:only one argument allowed for this option,
and i got partition like /dev/mapper/ and not /dev/sda or /dev/sdb
Why.

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Centos 5.3 x64 installation problem

Post by pschaff » 2010/01/26 02:42:52

Welcome to the CentOS fora.

1. Installing on RAID0 is not advisable - no redundancy -> if either disk fails you are dead in the water.
2. CentOS 5.3 is pretty old. New installs should always use the current release - at this time 5.4.
3. You may need to wipe the hard disk[s] using a LiveCD or rescue mode from the installation media.
4. If you need more help, please provide more hardware details, such as (from LiveCD, rescue, or other Linux)[code]
/sbin/lspci -m
/sbin/fdisk -l
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