Sunday, February 25, 2007

Install CentOS 4.4 on ASUS P5B Deluxe utilizing IDE-CDROM
connected to Jmicron JMB363 PATA port

At initial boot prompt specify:

boot: linux all-generic-ide pci=nommconf

This will start graphical install.When you will be brought
to screen that defines "Kernel boot options" type in
corresponding window:

all-generic-ide pci=nommconf

and proceed with installation.
Instance of CentOS 4.4 been created will recognize IDE-CDROM:

File /boot/grub/menu.lst should look like:-

Installing SKGE driver for Marvell Youkon Gigabit Ethernet Adapter may be done as
described in post:

Install CentOS 4.4 on ASUS P5B Deluxe

Note: This way of creating CentOS 4.4 instance on P5B Deluxe has not been tested
in production environment. The way decribed by the link above does work in production.