Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 5 - IBM System x3650 (Type 7979)
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Updated: 06 March 2007
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Supported Server: IBM(R) System x3650 (Type 7979)
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You must have the following software and hardware for the installation:
You can download device drivers and files from the following sites:
You can download product specifications from the following sites:
To prepare the hardware, update system firmware, and configure arrays, refer to the Installation Guide located at the IBM Support Web site at http://www.ibm.com/systems/support
To install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 5, complete the following steps:
If needed, use the following instructions to install the full kernel source tree after installing the operating system.
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