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Cisco Prime Infrastructure 2.1 Express OVA failing to boot up

Hi all, i'm wondering if you can help me, i'm trying to deploy Cisco Prime Infrastructure in a lab envrionment but it's not working correctly.

I've deployed "PI-VA-" to a VMware ESXI 5.1U2 hypervisor with 2x AMD 8128HE CPUs, 96GB RAM, ASUS KGPE-D16 motherboard. The installation works fine, I can answer all the questions and enter the IP address. Once the system reboots, it hangs at the following screen:

"Kernel direct mapping tables up to 340000000 @ 10000-1c000" is the last thing I see

Interestingly at this point I can actually ping the VM... I cant connect to the managemnet console on HTTPS though :(

I did find some related info on a blog which mentions booting with "noapic", however when I try to press "P" on the grub boot loader it prompts me to enter a password which I dont know! My normal admin passwords arent working.

Any help to ge tthis running would be greatly appreciated

Thanks in advance



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I got the same problem here

I got the same problem here and have already tried to use fdisk... but it does not t work.


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The server takes about 30

The server takes about 30 mins to boot up, it's not actually broken it's just extremely slow .. I have found numerous people reporting this issue online, and our production system also does this! I guess my original problem is solved, although I would prefer this issue not to exist!

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