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Restoring The Linux Operating System; Downloading The Latest Hp Driver Cd Contents; Installing The Operating System With The Hp Driver Cd Contents - HP Xw8400 - Workstation - 4 GB RAM User Manual

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workstation available. See

Restoring the Linux operating system

required. Download the latest HP Driver CD to get any new enhancements.
For preloaded Linux systems, an icon called Red Hat ISO's is available on the desktop. Click this icon
to go to the /iso directory. This directory contains the binary and source ISO files. This directory also
contains the driver CD ISO which is the same as the CD that is shipped with the workstation. Follow the
instructions in the Readme file in the /iso directory to burn the ISOs to CD.
HP recommends that you burn the ISOs to CD so you have a backup.
the operating system, mixed drive types can be handled with the restoring media.

Downloading the latest HP driver CD contents

operating system. Select your driver CD under Software, and follow the directions under Release

Installing the operating system with the HP driver CD contents

Boot your workstation from the Red Hat box set Binary CD 1.
Insert the Linux operating system CDs from the Red Hat box set as prompted.
Continue following the prompts until the operating system is successfully installed.
Configure the X server to start on reboot.
Reboot your workstation.
Follow the prompts to set up your system with the Red Hat First Boot utility.
When prompted in First Boot to add additional CDs, insert the HP Driver CD into the CD-ROM tray
of your workstation.
Click Install next to "Additional CDs." The HP Driver CD window opens.
Click Press to begin install.
When the install is done, you will have two options— Reboot now... on the left side and Press to
continue, reboot later... on the right side.
Click Reboot now...
Before calling HP to order the software, be sure to have the serial number of your
Serial number and COA label location on page 4
To restore the Linux operating system, the HP Driver CD and Red Hat box set are
Linux does not support mixed drive types for a manufacturing preload. When restoring
and select Software and Drive Downloads. Find your workstation and
for details.
Restoring the operating system


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