on 10-15-2008 7:33 PM Clint Dilks spake the following:
> I am trying to install CentOS 5.2 on a Dell PowerEdge R905, and a
> problem that you run into is that the DVD Drive on the system is not
> recognized by the kernel.
> I have done some searching on the web and found
> http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_103_13121.shtm and obtained the driver
> disk that it mentions. Having followed the instructions I can see and
> select the driver disk image but the install thinks there are no
> appropriate drivers in the image.
> Can someone please confirm or deny that I should be able to use a Red
> Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Driver with CentOS 5 without issue ?
> It isn't a big deal as I will try a Network based install or use a USB
> DVD drive but I just want to confirm if using a RHEL 5 Driver Disk
> should work
> Thanks, and have a nice day
It should work in theory. But if the driver disk is for RedHat 5u1, it
probably won't work with CentOS 5.2, as the install media will have a
different kernel. The driver disk only patches the running installer kernel AFAIR.
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