17.4. Installing in Text Mode
Figure 17.1. Text Mode Installation
[x], and screens which require your attention before the installation can begin are marked with
[!]. Available commands are displayed below the list of available options.
Processing...label. To refresh to the current status of text menu items, use the r option at the text mode prompt.
- The installer will always use the English language and the US English keyboard layout. You can configure your language and keyboard settings, but these settings will only apply to the installed system, not to the installation.
- You cannot configure any advanced storage methods (LVM, software RAID, FCoE, zFCP and iSCSI).
- It is not possible to configure custom partitioning; you must use one of the automatic partitioning settings. You also cannot configure where the boot loader will be installed.
- You cannot select any package add-ons to be installed; they must be added after the installation finishes using the Yum package manager.
inst.textboot option used in the parameter file (
generic.prm). See Chapter 20, Parameter and Configuration Files on IBM System z for information about the parameter file.