Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Installation Guide for the IBM® S/390® and IBM® eServerzSeries® Architectures

Table of Contents
1. Document Conventions
2. How to Use This Manual
2.1. We Need Feedback!
3. Accessibility Solutions
1. Steps to Get You Started
1.1. Additional S/390 Hardware Preparation for Installation Notes
1.2. Basic Overview of the Boot Method
1.3. Preparing for a Network Installation
1.3.1. Using ISO Images for NFS Installs
1.4. Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation
1.5. Installing under z/VM
1.6. Installing in an LPAR using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux LPAR CD
1.7. Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for S/390 CD-ROMs
1.8. Installing in an LPAR (Common Steps)
1.9. Do You Have Enough Disk Space?
2. Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2.1. The Graphical Installation Program User Interface
2.2. The Text Mode Installation Program User Interface
2.2.1. Using the Keyboard to Navigate
2.3. Running the Installation Program
2.3.1. Installation using X11 Forwarding
2.3.2. Installation using VNC
2.4. Installing from a Hard Drive (DASD)
2.5. Installing via NFS
2.6. Installing via FTP
2.7. Installing via HTTP
2.8. Welcome to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2.9. FCP Devices
2.10. Language Selection
2.11. Disk Partitioning Setup
2.12. Automatic Partitioning
2.13. Partitioning Your System
2.13.1. Graphical Display of DASD Device(s)
2.13.2. Disk Druid's Buttons
2.13.3. Partition Fields
2.13.4. Recommended Partitioning Scheme
2.13.5. Editing Partitions
2.14. Network Configuration
2.15. Firewall Configuration
2.16. Language Support Selection
2.17. Time Zone Configuration
2.18. Set Root Password
2.19. Package Group Selection
2.20. Preparing to Install
2.21. Installing Packages
2.22. Installation Complete
2.23. Activate Your Subscription
2.23.1. Provide a Red Hat Login
2.23.2. Provide Your Subscription Number
2.23.3. Connect Your System
A. Removing Red Hat Enterprise Linux
B. Sample Parameter Files
C. Upgrading Your Current System
C.1. Determining Whether to Upgrade or Re-Install
C.2. Upgrading Your System
C.3. Upgrading Packages
C.4. Upgrade Complete
D. Troubleshooting Your Installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
D.1. You are Unable to Boot Red Hat Enterprise Linux
D.1.1. Is Your System Displaying Signal 11 Errors?
D.2. Trouble During the Installation
D.2.1. No devices found to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Error Message
D.2.2. Trouble with Partition Tables
D.2.3. Other Partitioning Problems
D.2.4. Are You Seeing Python Errors?
D.3. Problems After Installation
D.3.1. Remote Graphical Desktops and XDMCP
D.3.2. Problems When You Try to Log In
D.3.3. Your Printer Does Not Work
D.3.4. Apache-based httpd service/Sendmail Hangs During Startup
E. Additional Boot Options
F. Additional Information for S/390 and zSeries Users
F.1. The sysfs File System
F.2. Using the zFCP Driver
F.3. Using mdadm to Configure RAID-Based and Multipath Storage
F.3.1. Creating a RAID Device With mdadm
F.3.2. Creating a Multipath Device With mdadm
F.4. Configuring IPL from a SCSI Device
F.4.1. IPL the SCSI Disk
F.5. Adding DASD
F.6. Adding a Network Device
F.6.1. Adding a qeth Device
F.6.2. Quick Reference for Adding Network Devices
F.7. Kernel-Related Information