Issue with Cent OS 5.5 x64 on AMD machine
On 07/19/2012 07:09 AM, Anumeha Prasad wrote:
> Thanks. I will indeed install Cent OS 5.8 and see if that resolves the
> issue. RHEL 5 had released some kernel-xen patch to
> address this issue. So, just wanted to know if a similar thing is available
> for CentOS.
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 5:17 PM, James Hogarth <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
>> > Cent OS 5.5 x64 does not boot on certain AMD-based servers. Following
>>> is displayed:
>>> Code: 8b 72 40 48 8d 4c 24 1c 48 8b 7a 20 ba c4 01 00 00 e8 5f 77
>>> RIP [<ffffffff8008192f>] cpuid4_cache_lookup+0x256/0x356
>>> RSP <ffff810104737d60>
>>> CR2: 000000000040
>>> <0>Kernel panic -- not syncing: Fatal exception
>>> This issue was noticed on Dell PowerEdge R715 with AMD Opteron 12-core
>>> processor. Is there any kernel specific patch which addresses this issue?
>> Have you tried installing the most recent release (5.8 or 6.3
>> depending on your requirements)?
>> 5.5 is pretty ancient and only the current code is supported for a
>> given major revision number (ie CentOS5 or CentOS6 at this time given
>> that CentOS5 is now end of life).
Yes, if anything is incorporated into the main EL5 or EL6 lines
upstream, it is also incorporated into CentOS. We build what they release.
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