Red Hat Linux 7.1

The Official Red Hat Linux zSeries Installation Guide

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction
Documentation Conventions
How to Use This Manual
2. Steps to Get You Started
Getting Started
Where to find Other Red Hat Linux Manuals
Additional zSeries 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 in VM
Installing in an LPAR using the Red Hat Linux LPAR CD
Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Linux zSeries LPAR CD
Installing in an LPAR (Common Steps)
Which Installation Class is Best For You?
3. Installing Red Hat Linux
The Installation Program User Interface
Using the Keyboard to Navigate
Starting the Installation Process
Displaying Online Help
Running the Installation Program
Formatting DASD Partitions
Setting the System Mount Points (Partitioning)
Network Configuration
Installation Package Source Location
Welcome to Red Hat Linux
Install Options
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
Recovering From a Failed Installation
Installation Complete
Common System Administration Tasks
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
Scope of Red Hat Support
How to Get Technical Support
Signing up for Technical Support
Questions for Technical Support
How to Send Support Questions
Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: Email Messages to Bounce
A: Is Not Used at This Time
Q: System Will Not Allow Login
A: Old Logins and Passwords Will Not Work
D. Troubleshooting Your Installation of Red Hat Linux
Trouble During the Installation
Are You Seeing Python Errors?
Problems After Installation
Problems with Server Installations and X
Problems When You Try to Log In