Bug 589332 - Unable to install RHEL6 beta on Thinkpad R50p
Summary: Unable to install RHEL6 beta on Thinkpad R50p
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: RHEL Product and Program Management
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
URL:
Whiteboard:
: 593209 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-05 21:10 UTC by Bart-Jan Vrielink
Modified: 2012-12-26 22:19 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
The minimum hardware requirement to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a 32-bit x86 CPU with PAE support.
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2010-05-05 21:13:22 UTC


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Description Bart-Jan Vrielink 2010-05-05 21:10:07 UTC
Description of problem: The RHEL6 DVD complains about lack of PAE support and does not continue


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): RHEL6.0-20100414.0-AP-i386-DVD1.iso


How reproducible: Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert DVD
2.Boot system
3.
  
Actual results:
A kernel halting with a message about PAE missing

Expected results:
A RHEL6 system

Additional info: Hardware used: IBM Thinkpad R50p (1832-W1D)

Note: I did not notice an "Installer" option in the list of components, so I picked "distribution"

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-05 21:13:22 UTC
RHEL 6 requires PAE support for 32-bit x86 chips.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-05 21:16:31 UTC
Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
accordingly. All revisions will be proofread by the Engineering Content Services team.

New Contents:
The minimum hardware requirement to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a 32-bit x86 CPU with PAE support.

Comment 3 Bart-Jan Vrielink 2010-05-05 21:22:36 UTC
And where in the Release Notes should I have found this information?

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-06 16:34:37 UTC
I've added the bits to this bug for the documentation group to pick that change up for future beta version of the release notes.

Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-18 14:46:12 UTC
*** Bug 593209 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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