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Oracle® Servers X8-2 and X8-2L Operating Systems Installation Guide

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Updated: January 2020

Operating System Installation Process

Each operating system has specific steps to follow to complete the installation. See the operating systems sections in this guide for the specific OS Installation Task Maps.

The general process for all OS installations is as follows.

  1. Review the server Product Notes.

  2. Confirm the supported OS version.

  3. Install the server hardware.

  4. Set up the console display.

  5. Prepare the boot environment.

  6. Selecting the boot media.

  7. Set up the installation target.

  8. (Optional) Configure RAID.

  9. Install the OS.