Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 6 Update 1 - IBM System x3100 M4 (Type 2582)
Installation instructions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 6 Update 1 for IBM System x3100 M4 (Type 2582)
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Updated: 13 Sep 2011
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Supported servers: IBM® System x3100 M4 (Type 2582)
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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/systems/info/x86servers/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 System x3100 M4 (Type 2582) Installation Guide and User's Guide at the IBM Support Portal.
To configure your RSA2, complete the following steps:
To install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 6 Update 1, complete the following steps:
Before you install Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 6 Update 1 operating system on a server with ServeRAID C100 for System x, you must obtained all required drivers from the IBM Fix Central : http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/ Make sure you read the instructions within README file in driver download page before you install the OS.
Note: Red Hat might require some updates for proper technology support beyond the base installation. To obtain the best security and performance from the server, apply all current software upgrades and security patches. See the Red Hat Network Reference Guide for information about how to do this.
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