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.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Install CentOS 4.4 on ASUS P5B Deluxe

CentOS 4.4 has been istalled on the box as a second operating system
utilizing SATA DVD RW connected to Intel's ICH8R SouthBridge
(SATA,RAID) port. Both Intel ICH8R and Jmicron JMB363 controllers
have been turned into AHCI mode before first OS (Windows 2003) install.
Driver for Marvell Youkon Gigabit Ethernet Adapter has been downloaded from:-

Following symlink was created to compile skge driver:-

Kernel config appears to be OK to load sky98lin module at next reboot , kernel recompilation was not needed:-

Detailed hardware detection of chipsets on P5B Deluxe MB may be viewed on screenshots:-

Network adapter view after SKGE driver install:-

Telnet connection screen from remote host:-

Sound card detection:-