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Oracle® X7 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: October 2019

Preparing to Install an Operating System

Before you install an operating system, prepare the server by performing the following actions:

  1. Access the installation guide for the operating system you plan to install.

    Go to one of the following libraries:

  2. Download and install updates of platform software, drivers, and firmware.

    Go to Getting Firmware and Software.

  3. Configure RAID on the server.

    Refer to the hardware installation guide for your server. For an overview of RAID, see Configuring RAID on the Server.

  4. Prepare the installation target and installation media. Refer to the operating system installation guide.