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Re: [SLE] installing on proliant server
I can't verify that we installed SuSE, but we have installed Red Hat on the
Proliant 5000R. We are running a Proliant 5000R for the server

On 23 May 2002 at 13:55, dallam wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I got a proliant 5000R server a short time ago, within the past week
> I decided to have a go installing 7.3 on it. The install progressed
> normally until partitioning and yast told me I didn't have a hard
> drive. I searched the compaq reference site and found a reference to
> this /w SuSE 6.4 along with a statement that compaq didn't support
> 6.4. I also found an article on the same site stating that in order
> to install linux on a proliant server you needed to use the
> smartstart cd and configure the server for linux. This information
> was a bit dated as it referenced 6.4 and nothing newer than 7.2 pro.
> My question is does anyone have any experience installing SuSE on
> one of these machines? If so, is the reference to having to use
> smartstart cd still current for 7.3?
> BTW, I have really not gotten a definitive yes or no from compaq
> server support so I thought I would ask here.
> Kind Regards,
> Dallam
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Jerry Feldman
Enterprise Systems Group
Hewlett-Packard Company
200 Forest Street MRO1-3/F1
Marlboro, Ma. 01752

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