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SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1

Deployment Guide

This guide details how to install single or multiple systems, and how to exploit the product-inherent capabilities for a deployment infrastructure.

Publication Date: December 03, 2021
Available documentation
Improving the documentation
Documentation conventions
I Installation preparation
1 Planning for SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro
1.1 Considerations for deployment of SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro
1.2 Deployment of SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro
1.3 Running SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro
1.4 Registering SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro
2 Installation on AMD64 and Intel 64
2.1 Hardware requirements
2.2 Installation considerations
2.3 Controlling the installation
2.4 Booting the installation system
2.5 Dealing with boot and installation problems
3 Installation on Arm AArch64
3.1 Hardware requirements
3.2 Installation considerations
3.3 Controlling the installation
3.4 Booting the installation system
3.5 Dealing with boot and installation problems
3.6 Raspberry Pi
4 Installation on IBM Z and LinuxONE
4.1 System requirements
4.2 Preparing for installation
4.3 Secure boot
4.4 I/O device auto-configuration on IBM Z systems
4.5 The parmfile—automating the system configuration
4.6 Using the vt220 terminal emulator
4.7 More information
II Raw image deployment
5 Description of raw images
5.1 Default partitioning
5.2 First boot detection
6 Deploying raw images
6.1 Registration
6.2 Managing extensions
7 Configuring with Ignition
7.1 About Ignition
7.2 config.ign
8 Configuring with Combustion
8.1 About Combustion
8.2 The script configuration file
III Manual installation
9 Boot parameters
9.1 Using the default boot parameters
9.2 PC (AMD64/Intel 64/Arm AArch64)
9.3 List of important boot parameters
9.4 Advanced setups
9.5 More information
10 Installation steps
10.1 Overview
10.2 Network settings
10.3 Language, Keyboard, and License Agreement
10.4 IBM Z: disk activation
10.5 Registration
10.6 Extension and Module Selection
10.7 NTP Configuration
10.8 Authentication for the System Administrator root
10.9 Installation Settings
11 Remote installation
11.1 Overview
11.2 Scenarios for remote installation
11.3 Monitoring installation via VNC
11.4 Monitoring installation via SSH
11.5 Monitoring installation via serial console
12 Troubleshooting
12.1 Checking media
12.2 No bootable drive available
12.3 Booting from installation media fails
12.4 Boot failure
12.5 Fails to launch graphical installer
12.6 Only minimalist boot screen started

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