TITLE: HP Installer CD for Red Hat Linux 9 VERSION: A Rev. 0 DESCRIPTION: This contains the Linux Enablement for RedHat 9 for the workstation models listed. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27160 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: February 6, 2004 CATEGORY: Utility - Tools SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Red Hat Linux 9.0 LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A PREREQUISITES: The retail Linux RedHat 9.0 box set must be purchased seperately and be available when installing this SoftPaq. HOW TO USE: HOW TO USE: 1. Download the .tgz file to local hard drive. Unpack the .tgz file with 'tar -xvzf
. A .iso file will be unpacked. 2. Burn the .iso file to CD-R bootable media For example, on a Linux Workstation use the 'cdrecord' utility: 'cdrecord -v -eject speed=16 dev=2,0,0' where dev= is the device address for the CD Rom burner that comes from 'cdrecord --scanbus'. 3. Insert the HP Installer CD into the CD-ROM tray. 4. Reboot to the "Welcome to HP's Installer Disc " screen. 5. Select the option for loading Linux which best suits your needs: - 'gui' for a custom install leveraging all RPMS needed to enable your HP hardware. WARNING: This erases your HDD and rewrites new disc partitions. - 'install' for a HP identified install leveraging all RPMS needed to enable your HP hardware as well as specific RPMS identifed to optimize your HP Workstation experience. - 'recover' for a fully automated, HP identified install that leverages the maximum amount of HP engineering. WARNING: This erases your HDD and rewrites new disc partitions. 6. When prompted, insert the first Linux operating system CD from the Red Hat box set. 7. Continue following prompts until the operating system is sucessfully installed. Copyright (c) 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.