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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Sun Blade X3-2B Model Name Change

Getting the Latest Firmware and Software

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Support and Training


Change History

Hardware Installation and Product Notes

Hardware Installation

Product Notes

Operating System Installation

Oracle Solaris Installation

Linux Installation

About This Installation Guide for Linux Operating Systems

About Linux OS Installation

Supported OS Versions and Latest Information

Supported Linux Operating Systems

Latest Information in Product Notes

OS Installation Options

Single-Server Installation Methods

Oracle System Assistant

Oracle System Assistant OS Installation Task

Obtaining Oracle System Assistant

Preparing to Install the OS

Downloading Installation Media Kits

Download Oracle Linux Media Kits

Download SLES Media Kits

Download RHEL Media Kits

Setting Up the Installation Method

Set Up for Local Installation

Set Up for Remote Installation

Setting Up the BIOS

Load BIOS Optimal Default Settings

Set the BIOS Mode

Installing the Operating System

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Linux OS Configuration

Identify Logical and Physical Network Interface Names While Installing Oracle Linux or RHEL

Identify Logical and Physical Network Interface Names While Installing SLES

Install a Linux OS (Oracle System Assistant)

Installing a Linux OS Manually

Install Oracle Linux Manually

Install SLES Manually

Install RHEL Manually

Installing Server System Tools and Updating Drivers

Install Server System Tools

Update or Install System Drivers

Updating a Linux OS to a New Version

Update the Oracle Linux Operating System Version

Update the SLES Operating System Version

Update the RHEL Operating System Version

Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

Requesting Physical Media

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

Oracle VM Installation

Windows Installation

ESX Installation

Administration and Service




Request Physical Media (Online)

Before You Begin

Gather the information described in Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request before making the request.

  1. Go to and sign in.
  2. Click on the Contact Us link in the upper right corner of the page.
  3. In the Request Description section, fill in the following:
    1. In the Request Category drop-down list, select the following:

      Physical Media Request (Legacy Oracle Products, Primavera, BEA, Sun Products)

    2. In the Request Summary field, type: .

      PMR for latest software release for Sun Blade Sun Blade X3-2B

  4. In the Request Details section, answer the questions shown in the following table:
    Your Answer
    Is this a physical software media shipment request?
    Which product line does the media request involve?
    Sun Products
    Are you requesting a required password for a patch download?
    Are you requesting a patch on CD/DVD?
    If requesting a patch on CD/DVD, please provide the patch number and OS/platform?
    Enter the patch number for each download that you want from the software release.
    List the product name and version requested for the physical media shipment?
    Product Name: Sun Blade X3-2B

    Version: Latest software release number.

    What is the OS/platform for the requested media?
    If you are requesting OS-specific downloads, specify the OS here. If you are requesting system firmware only, enter Generic.
    Are any languages required for this shipment?
  5. Fill in the Ship-To contact, phone number, email address, company name, and shipping address information.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Under Relevant Files, type: Knowledge Article 1361144.1
  8. Click Submit.