Red Hat Linux (3 CDs) and product from Red Hat, Inc.,
Documents at http://www.redhat.com/docs
The most recent list of supported hardware can be found at: http://hardware.redhat.com/hcl
Disk partitions ( Type: .ext2) before installation is made.
At least two partitions (/ and swap) must be dedicated to Red Hat Linux.
For more than one OS on same machine : Configuring a Dual-Boot System
A personal desktop installation, including a graphical desktop environment, requires at least 1.7GB of free space. Choosing both the GNOME and KDE desktop environments requires at least 1.8GB of free disk space.
A workstation installation, including a graphical desktop environment and software development tools, requires at least 2.1GB of free space. Choosing both the GNOME and KDE desktop environments requires at least 2.2GB of free disk space.
- graphical desktop environment and the X Window System, plus software development tools.
- swap partition: twice your RAM.
- 100MB partition mounted as /boot in which the Linux kernel and related files reside.
- root partition mounted as / in which all other files are stored (the exact size of this partition is dependent on your available disk space).
A Custom installation requires 475MB for a minimal installation and at least 5.0GB of free space if every package is selected.
choose packages you want
Partitioning: run more than one operating system.
automatic partitioning, or manual partitioning
partition manually, choose the Disk Druid partitioning tool.
Time Zone Configuration
Set Root Password
Package Group Selection
Editors: vi, emacs
Configuring Your Monitor
A server installation requires 850MB for a minimal installation without X (the graphical environment), at least 1.5GB of free space if all package groups other than X are installed, and at least 5.0GB to install all packages including the GNOME and KDE desktop environments.
Prompt Commands: Similar like Unix
- A prompt, which is a computer's way of signifying that it is ready for you to input something.
To be continued.......