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CentOS on a Itanium Server

Posted: 2011/06/30 16:40:00
by pfitas
Hi all,

I need some help installing a Centos on a Siemens Fujitsu RXI600 Itanium server.
I ménage to configure the disk raid (raid 1 with a spare disk). But I’m not able to start the setup of the OS (CentOS) :(
The Cd will not boot, I only get the EFI-Shell......

Please help me! How do I start the setup from the CentOS CD ?
What step’s do I have to take ?

Best Regards,
Paulo

CentOS on a Itanium Server

Posted: 2011/06/30 17:04:46
by toracat
Support for itanium is a "come and go" project. You may want to read this [url=http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2010-May/thread.html#5542]thread[/url] on the centos-devel mailing list.

Re: CentOS on a Itanium Server

Posted: 2011/07/03 01:41:21
by pschaff
Welcome to the CentOS fora. Please see the recommended reading for new users linked in my signature.

For more background google [url=http://www.google.com/search?q=ia64+site%3Acentos.org&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a#q=ia64+site:centos.org&hl=en&safe=active&client=firefox-a&hs=YAX&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=ivns&ei=AscPTsHKIMnz0gHDl_XEDg&start=10&sa=N&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=deb24ccd75812d3e&biw=1295&bih=779]ia64 site:centos.org[/url]. The last IA64 release appears to have been [url=http://vault.centos.org/4.4/os/ia64/]CentOS-4.4[/url].