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)
    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.