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, ftp.redhat.com)
    User ID:
    Your user name on the FTP server (or anonymous)
    Password:
    Your password (use your email address if you are logging in as anonymous)
    Account:
    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.