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Old 12-21-2010, 07:03 AM   #1
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Exclamation Boot error message Kernal panic


After wiping my laptop and installing windows 7 , i wanted to run a duel operating system. So i installed CentOS 5.5 but when i turn my laptop on and select to boot up with CentOS i get this message .

" kernel panic - not syncing : cannot execute a PAE enabled kernel on
a PAE less CPU "

Can anyone please help me to fix this . your help is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 12-21-2010, 10:17 AM   #2
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You need to boot a kernel that does not have PAE enabled, because your CPU does not support it. Do you have other kernel options on the grub menu? If so, select a regular kernel (one without -hugemem).
 
  


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