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Old 01-10-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
geforceit
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CentOS boot problem: hangs at "ACPI: Core revision 20060707


I am a Linux newbie

My task is to convert a CentOS 5.6 VM (currently running on XenServer) to be able to run on Hyper-V

I am using this guide to achieve the task: http://itproctology.blogspot.com.au/...ng-server.html

Everything went according to the plan except for the major and only issue

When I boot the VM on Hyper-V, it gets stuck on a message ACPI: Core revision 20060707 and never goes beyond that point

Here is the screenshot http://i.imgur.com/jWlBB.png

Basically, according to that guide, I had to install a different kernel and modify grup

Here is screenshot of my grup http://i.imgur.com/jiQbt.png

I have tried acpi=off and acpi=off noacpi but no luck!

I have also disabled Support for Legacy USB Devices on my BIOS still no luck!

Could somebody please help on this!

Thank you in advance
 
Old 01-13-2013, 03:50 AM   #2
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I take it you are aware that centos 5.6 has been out of support for over a year

and the repos were moved to the "vault"
to quote the place holder on the cent servers for 5.6
http://centos.arcticnetwork.ca/5.6/readme
Quote:
This directory (and version of CentOS) is depreciated. For normal users,
you should use /5/ and not /5.6/ in your path. Please see this FAQ
concerning the CentOS release scheme:

http://www.centos.org/modules/smartfaq/faq.php?faqid=34

If you know what you are doing, and absolutely want to remain at the 5.6
level, go to http://vault.centos.org/ for packages. Please keep in mind that 5.6 no longer gets any updates
if possible you might want to install centOS 5.8 ( the current in the old 5 series )
in the vm
or the current ( if possible) CentOS 6.3
the vault has the kernel you are running

kernel-xen-2.6.18-238.19.1.el5.i686.rpm
was the last update and it dates from "18-Jul-2011 17:33 "
 
  


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