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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux 5 is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux 5.

16.8. Installing in an LPAR without the Red Hat Enterprise Linux for System z CD-ROMs

  • Log in on the Support Element Workplace as a user with sufficient privileges to install a new OS to an LPAR.

  • Select Images, then select the LPAR you wish to install to.

  • Use the arrows in the frame on the right side to navigate to the CPC Recovery menu.

  • Double-click on Load from CD-ROM or Server.

  • In the dialog box that follows, select FTP Source, and enter the following information:

    Host Computer:

    Hostname or IP address of the FTP server you wish to install from (for example,

    User ID:

    Your user name on the FTP server (or anonymous)


    Your password (use your email address if you are logging in as anonymous)


    Leave this field empty

    File location (can be left blank):

    Directory on the FTP server holding Red Hat Enterprise Linux for System z (for example, /pub/redhat/linux/rawhide/s390x)

  • Click Continue.

  • In the dialog that follows, keep the default selection of redhat.ins and click Continue.

  • Refer to Section 16.9, “Installing in an LPAR (Common Steps)” to continue.

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