Red Hat Linux 7.2

The Official Red Hat Linux for S/390 Installation Guide

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Table of Contents
Document Conventions
How to Use This Manual
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1. Steps to Get You Started
Do You Have the Right Red Hat Linux Components?
Where to Find Other Red Hat Linux Manuals
Registering Your Red Hat Linux Boxed Set
Additional S/390 Hardware Preparation for Installation Notes
Basic Overview of the Boot Method
Common Steps Needed for Installing Red Hat Linux to a VM or LPAR
Installing under VM
Installing in an LPAR using the Red Hat Linux LPAR CD
Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Linux for S/390 CD-ROMs
Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Linux LPAR CD using a recent SEW
Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Linux LPAR CD using an old SEW/HMC
Installing in an LPAR (Common Steps)
Do You Have Enough Disk Space?
Installation Disk Space Requirements
Which Installation Class is Best For You?
Workstation Installations
Server Installations
Custom Installations
2. Installing Red Hat Linux
The Installation Program User Interface
Running the Installation Program
Language Selection
Welcome to Red Hat Linux
Install Options
Partitioning with fdasd
Partitioning Your System
Graphical Display of Hard Drive(s)
Disk Druid's Buttons
Partition Fields
Editing Partitions
Formatting Your DASD Partitions
Boot Loader Installation
Network Configuration
Firewall Configuration
Language Support Selection
Time Zone Configuration
Account Configuration
Setting the Root Password
Setting Up User Accounts
Authentication Configuration
Package Group Selection
Selecting Individual Packages
Unresolved Dependencies
Preparing to Install
Installing Packages
Installation Complete
3. Installing Red Hat Linux via Text Mode
Things You Should Know
Network-related Information
The Installation Program User Interface
Using the Keyboard to Navigate
Running the Installation Program
Installation Cross-reference Table
Installing from Hard Drive (DASD)
Installing over a Network
Setting Up the Server
NFS Setup
FTP Setup
HTTP Setup
A. Removing Red Hat Linux
B. Sample Parameter Files for LPAR and VM Configurations
C. Getting Technical Support
Remember to Sign Up
An Overview of Red Hat Support
How to Get Technical Support
Signing up for Technical Support
Questions for Technical Support
How to Send Support Questions
D. Troubleshooting Your Installation of Red Hat Linux
You are Unable to Boot Red Hat Linux
Is Your System Displaying Signal 11 Errors?
Trouble During the Installation
Partition Creation Problems
Are You Seeing Python Errors?
Problems After Installation
Problems with Server Installations and X
Problems When You Try to Log In
Your Printer Will Not Work Under X