Potential SLED installation Problems with INTEL P965 / ICH8 chipset

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Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10


The purpose of this document is to let users know that there is a known issue with the ICH8 chipset and that engineering is aware of the problem.
When attempting to install SLED 10 on a workstation with an INTEL P965 / ICH8 chipset on the motherboard the install fails as soon as the kernel loads from the DVD with an error that the CD/DVD drive cannot be found


Currently there is no resolution, but the issue has been reported to engineering.


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  • Document ID:3763201
  • Creation Date: 27-Mar-2007
  • Modified Date:15-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

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