the BIOS has corrupted hw-PMU resources

[Firmware Bug]: the BIOS has corrupted hw-PMU resources (MSR 38d is 330)


How to disable “Processor Power and Utilization Monitoring”:

– enter BIOS (press F9 during boot)

– press CTRL+A (Service Option is hidden by default)

– select “Service Options” -> Processor Power and Utilization Monitoring -> Disable

Press F10 to save and exit and reboot the server.


If you’re trying to install CentOS 7 on HP server and you receive the error, don’t worry – you’re not alone. According to Google, there are about 48400 results related to this topic.

The fix is still not available and according to HP, the problem is related to “Processor Power and Utilization Monitoring” function which should be disabled to fix this mess.




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