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Sun Blade X6275 M2 Server Module Installation Guide for Linux Operating Systems
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Preparing to Install an OS

Preparing the Server

Things You Must Decide

Obtaining Necessary Items

Obtaining Drivers

Installing Oracle Linux

Installing Oracle Linux from Distribution Media

How to Install Oracle Linux From a PXE Image

How to Install Required Drivers

How to Update the Oracle Linux Operating System

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Installation Overview

RHEL Installation and Administration Documentation

How to Install the OS From the Distribution Media

How to Install RHEL From a PXE Image

How to Install Required Drivers

How to Update RHEL

Installing the SLES Operating System

Installation Overview

SLES Installation and Configuration Documentation

Installing the SLES OS From the Distribution Media

How to Install SLES From the Distribution Media

Installing SLES From a PXE Server

How to Install SLES From a PXE Server

Updating the SLES Operating System

How to Configure Your SLES Operating System to Work With a Proxy Server

How to Update Your SLES Operating System Online

Installation Overview

The following list provides an outline of the installation procedure, including prerequisites. For installation details, see the actual procedures.

  1. Verify that you have completed the prerequisites in Preparing to Install an OS.

  2. Verify that you have the correct release files and documentation:

    • SLES CD/DVD set or equivalent ISO file.

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Installation and Administration Guide or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Installation and Administration Guide.

    • For SLES 10 only: Obtain a copy of the Sun Blade X6275 M2 Linux driver package from the Oracle web site:

      These drivers are required for the Intel e1000e network interface. Refer to the README file in the package for more details.

  3. Install the SLES software and the Linux driver package. See either:

  4. Update the SLES OS. See Updating the SLES Operating System.