1.4. Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation


DASD installations only work from ext2 or ext3 file systems. If you have a file system other than ext2 or ext3 you will not be able to perform a DASD installation.

To prepare your system for a hard drive installation, you must set the system up in one of the following ways:

Additionally, if a file called RedHat/base/updates.img exists in the directory from which you install, it is used for installation program updates. Refer to the file install-methods.txt in the anaconda RPM package for detailed information on the various ways to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as well as how to apply the installation program updates.