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Red Hat Install

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Oliver Parkhouse_2
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Red Hat Install

Firstly can you install RH9 on a DL380 G3??

Reason for asking...i am trying the server boots picks up the cd asks a few questions on coutry, keyboard.. then asks were do i iwant to install from. I select CD and it tells me it cant find RH on the cd. I have tried 2 different copies with no luck.
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Alexander Chuzhoy
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Re: Red Hat Install

can you try network installation?
Share the files via NFS on another machine and try to install via nfs...
Steven E. Protter
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Re: Red Hat Install

Your installation has been done. Assuming the media you have is good, you may have an issue with the cd-rom drive. You might want to get the server utility cd out and test it.

An NFS or ftp based install might prove the server out.

On a regular computer with dos you can create a network boot disk for the install.

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Jeroen Peereboom
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Re: Red Hat Install

Oliver,

You need a special boot disk, because the installation kernel has a bug preventing it from accessing the CD player.
Check Gianluca's answer in this thread: http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=209171


JP.