Originally Posted by Plagman
Nouveau panicks your kernel when trying to initialize this card; please remove nouveau from your system and install the NVIDIA driver.
This is the boot DVD image... I haven't even got to the point where I can install a driver...
BTW, the CentOS boot install works fine... the modprobe process gets a kill -9 when trying to recognize the tesla card, but installation proceeds as normal. Of course, I don't know if this is a preferred distro for doing this kind of thing.