RHEL 8 installation

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Hello. I tried several time to install rhel 8 from rhel-8.0-x86_64-dvd, everything goes fine, i configured everything correctly as like before i've done successfully. When all the installation processes is done its bring me again the main installation menu page. Why is that?? What was my mistake?? Please help me. Thanks.

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Hi Abullah,

Did you remove the DVD during the final reboot?

If not, the DVD device is probably set as boot device before the harddisk.

Regards,

Jan Gerrit Kootstra

Thanks Sir for your replay. No i didn't remove this DVD during the final reboot. Actually i don't know how to remove DVD during final reboot from the virtualbox and the the desktop also. Is my OS is good for installing a gui mood? Thanks.

Hi Abdullah,

General remark: On the forum we use names, not "titles".

Virtualbox to remove the DVD or ISO you need to go to the VM properties and "unbind" the ISO.

In other Discussion people mention many issues with the Gnome GUI in combination with virtualbox, so I would stick with text mode until Oracle has come with a fix.

Regards,

Jan Gerrit

Hi Abdullah,

You can install RHEL 8 in GUI. See RHEL 8 VirtualBox Quick Install for help. The most important to note is that you should not select Server with a GUI. Also, section 8 explains how to eject the installation media during reboot in great details.

Many many thanks Akemi Yagi. I'm going to read and fix my issues with in couple of hours. Thanks a lot. After long time i found a best helping site ever.

Many many thanks for your info Jan Gerrit. One more Question about RHEL 7.0. I installed successfully everything was fine, after installation and updated i deleted firefox browser for google chrome because i better to use then firefox. After deleting i couldn't download google chrome then i try to reinstall RHEL 7.0 but after installation I can't subscribe my system, but in the first installation i subscribed my system successfully. But now why i can't? Now i got this errors Unable to reach the server at subscription.rhn.redhat.com"443/subscription... When you've have time please give inform me about this matter. Thanks again.

Hi Abdullah,

Three things : Firstly, before you can register the new system you have to unregister the old system. Secondly,
if you forgot to select "Automatically connect to the internet" during the installation process in the Anaconda
installer, enable network access for the network adapter in the system settings. Thirdly, slow down a little bit,
read the installation documentation carefully and do one step after the other, it will save you a lot of time. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Abdullah,

Christian has given some great ideas.

Before you reinstall you may try one thing, if you know how to use an editor like vi on RHEL 7.x

If you use DHCP to provide ip-adresses you can try below, if using static ip-addresses we have to do some more steps.

ls /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-e*

Write down the name of the config file (e.g. eth0)

example vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

look for

ONBOOT=no change it to ONBOOT=yes

ifup eth0

Ping your gateway.

If it works, try to register the VM. Success

Regards,

Jan Gerrit

P.S. why RHEL 7.0 instead of RHEL 7.6?

Hi Christian. Thanks for your comment. Could you please tell me before reinstall how to unregister the the old system?? And I'm not installing from anaconda/kickstart, I'm installing from the DVD. Also I'm adding Network(IP addr,Netmask,Gateway,DNS), and hostname in the in the Network & Hostname section during the installation. But at the end I'm getting same errors all the time " Unable to reach the server at subscription.rhn.redhat.com"443/subscription". Please help me to fix this issue. Thanks again.

Hi Abdullah,

Unregister the old system here -> https://access.redhat.com/management/systems
And when you install from DVD you most likely are using the Anaconda installer ... :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Abdullah,

I forgot say that you find instructions how to enable networking in Chapter 5 of the installation instructions.
Additionally click on "Configure" at the right bottom, to enable "Automatically connect to the internet" ... :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Jan. Thanks for your comment. I edited my machine's network configuration like as "vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eno1 IPADDR= NETMASK= GATEWAY= ONBOOT=yes BOOTPROTO=static ifup=eno1 and so on and restart the service. But nothing different. Please help me to fix this issue. Thanks again.

Hi Abdullah,

Please don't make it being too complicated, please simply just follow exactly the installation instructions ... :)

Regards,
Christian

Hello Christian and Jan. Sorry to bother both of you again and again. When you guys have a time please tell me how to install RHEL 8 from pendrive on desktop/laptop. Thanks a lot both of you :)

Hi Abdullah,

You're welcome ! Please follow these instructions -> https://developers.redhat.com/rhel8/install-rhel8 ... :)

Regards,
Christian

First to verify if we edit the correct config file:

ip a s

check which devices you see

Just a hint: Christian and I are customers, so we try to help you, but might fail due to lack of help.

If we fail, we may advise you to open a support case.

Hello Jan & Christian I know you guys are customer. But you guys are so helpful and dedicated. Thank you so much both of you. Thanks God today my problem is solved. It was my router issue, after rebooted my router everything works perfectly. Many many thanks again. wish you all the luck both of you. :)

Hi Abdullah,

That's great news from your side, I'm glad to read that you've got it done, and it makes me happy that you
appreciate our assistance. Now I wish you a lot of fun with your new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 system. :)

Regards,
Christian

Hi Abdullah,

So happy your issue is resolved.

Reminds me of the protocol of IBM support from the 90's:

  1. check your cables.
  2. check all hardware indication LEDs. (did you see something abnormal here?)
  3. what do you see on you screen.
  4. what did you try to fix the issue yourself.

Regards,

Jan Gerrit