Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 - IBM BladeCenter HS22 (7870, 1936)
Installation instructions for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 for IBM BladeCenter HS22 (Type 7870, 1936)
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Revision level: 1.00
Updated: 16 Jun 2009
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Supported servers: IBM® BladeCenter HS22 (Type 7870, 1936)
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References to optional hardware in this document do not imply support of that hardware. For information about supported options, see the ServerProven® information for your server at http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/.
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 site:
To prepare the hardware, update system firmware, and configure arrays, see the IBM BladeCenter HS22 (Type 7870) Installation Guide at the IBM support Web site.
The procedure for installing SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server 11 (SLES11) to an iSCSI device is not significantly different from the procedure for installing SLES10. If you are configuring a software iSCSI target for installation of SLES11,follow the detailed instructions in the iSCSI Configuration Manager document and the iSCSI BladeBoot SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Setup Guide.
To install SLES11, complete the following steps:
For advanced installation topics, such as how to configure a network installation server, an unattended installation, or a system for a XEN environment, see the documentation that comes with the operating system or see the SUSE Linux online documentation.
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