TITLE: HP Installer Kit for Linux - Installer CD for Red Hat 8.0 VERSION: B Rev. 0 DESCRIPTION: This package contains the bootable HP Linux CD ISO image to enable the Red Hat 8.0 box set for the listed workstation models. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP27708 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: December 6, 2004 CATEGORY: Software 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 8.0 LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Provides updated drivers. PREREQUISITES: A retail Linux RedHat 8.0 box set must be purchased separately and must be available when installing this SoftPaq. HOW TO USE: 1. Download the .tgz file to local hard drive. Unpack the .tgz file with 'tar -xvzf . An .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 filename.iso' 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 that best suits your needs: - 'gui' for a custom installation that leverages all RPMS needed to enable your HP hardware. WARNING: This option erases your hard drive and rewrites new disc partitions. - 'install' for a HP identified installation that leverages 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 installation that leverages the maximum amount of HP engineering. WARNING: This option erases your hard drive 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.