Before you start the installation process, one of the following conditions must be met: Your computer must have enough unpartitioned disk space for the installation of Red Hat Linux. You must have one or more partitions that may be deleted, thereby freeing up enough disk space to install Red Hat Linux. Personal Desktop => 1.75 Gb Server => 1.58 Gb
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Mount the root file system using loop mount. E.g. If root_fs is your root file system file loop mount it on the server to a ditectory using the mount command. E.g. mount –o <root_fs path> <directory path>
Linux System Configuration and Administration “ Power Linux – Unleash the full potentials of Linux”, BIET, Davangere. By Chetan Kumar S Wipro Technologies
Kickstart Configurator allows you to create a kickstart file using a graphical user interface, so that you do not have to remember the correct syntax of the file.
To use Kickstart Configurator , you must be running the X Window System. To start Kickstart Configurator , select the Main Menu Button (on the Panel) => System Tools => Kickstart , or type the command /usr/sbin/redhat-config-kickstart.
As you are creating a kickstart file, you can select File => Preview at any time to review your current selections.
Networking can always be configured after installation with the Network Administration Tool (redhat-config-network).
For each Ethernet card on the system, click Add Network Device and select the network device and network type of the device. Select eth0 as the network device for the first Ethernet card, select eth1 for the second Ethernet card, and so on.