Chapter 13. Overview of installation process on IBM Power System LC servers

Use this information to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 on a non-virtualized or bare metal IBM Power System LC server.

The installation workflow follows these general steps:

  • Check the system requirements
  • Download the required installation ISO image
  • Create an installation boot medium
  • Complete the prerequisites and boot the firmware
  • Connect to the BMC firmware to set up network connection
  • Connect to the BMC firmware with IPMI
  • Choose the installation boot method:

    • Booting the installation from a USB device
    • Booting the installation using the Baseboard Management Controller
  • Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux