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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1

Part II Installation Procedure Edit source

7 Boot Parameters

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server allows setting several parameters during boot, for example choosing the source of the installation data or setting the network configuration.

8 Installation Steps

This chapter describes the procedure in which the data for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is copied to the target device. Some basic configuration parameters for the newly installed system are set during the procedure. A graphical user interface will guide you through the installation. The procedure described in the following also applies to remote installation procedures as described in Chapter 11, Remote Installation. The text mode installation has the same steps and only looks different. For information about performing non-interactive automated installations, see AutoYaST Guide.

9 Registering SUSE Linux Enterprise and Managing Modules/Extensions

To get technical support and product updates, you need to register and activate SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with the SUSE Customer Center. It is recommended to register during the installation, since this will enable you to install the system with the latest updates and patches available. However, if you are offline or want to skip the registration step, you can register at any time later from the installed system.

Modules and extensions add features to your system and allow you to customize the system according to your needs. These components also need to be registered and can be managed with YaST or command line tools. For more details also refer to the Modules and Extensions Quick Start.

10 Expert Partitioner

Sophisticated system configurations require specific disk setups. All common partitioning tasks can be done during the installation. To get persistent device naming with block devices, use the block devices below /dev/disk/by-id or /dev/disk/by-uuid. Logical Volume Management (LVM) is a disk partiti…

11 Remote Installation

The installation of SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server can be fully performed over the network. This chapter describes how to provide the required environment for booting, installing and controlling the installation via the network.

12 Troubleshooting

This section highlights some typical problems you may run into during installation and offers possible solutions or workarounds.

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