8.11. Installation Source
Figure 8.10. Installation Source Screen
- Auto-detected installation media
- If you started the installation using the full installation DVD or USB drive, the installation program will detect it and display basic information under this option. Click thebutton to ensure that the media is suitable for installation. This integrity test is the same as the one performed if you selected
Test this media & Install Red Hat Enterprise Linuxin the boot menu, or if you used the
- ISO file
- This option will appear if the installation program detected a partitioned hard drive with mountable file systems. Select this option, click thebutton, and browse to the installation ISO file's location on your system. Then click to ensure that the file is suitable for installation.
- On the network
- To specify a network location, select this option and choose from the following options in the drop-down menu:
Using your selection as the start of the location URL, type the rest into the address box. If you choose NFS, another box will appear for you to specify any NFS mount options.
ImportantWhen selecting an NFS-based installation source, you must specify the address with a colon (
:) character separating the host name from the path. For example:
server.example.com:/path/to/directoryTo configure a proxy for an HTTP or HTTPS source, click the Enable HTTP proxy and type the URL into the Proxy URL box. If your proxy requires authentication, check Use Authentication and enter a user name and password. Click .button. CheckIf your HTTP or HTTPS URL refers to a repository mirror list, mark the check box under the input field.