RHEL 6 Installation fails with error "This kernel requires the falllowing features not present on the CPU: pae"

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Installation of RHEL 6.X i386 on old systems stops with following messages.

    This kernel requires the falllowing features not present on the CPU: pae
    Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ( 32bit )

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