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USB device install

Skip this section if you are doing a network installation, such as PXE or NFS.

Installing targets using a USB device

  1. Power on the server with the first OS installation CD in the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Select Enter at the boot prompt to begin the installation.
  3. Select the required language, keyboard, and Local CDROM install. After the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 window is displayed, select Next.
  4. Select Advanced storage configuration. Ensure that Add iSCSI target is selected and then select Add drive.
  5. In the Configure iSCSI Parameters dialog box enter the Target IP Address and iSCSI Initiator Name and select Add Target. Please note that the iSCSI Initiator connects to the target and the target drive appears as an available drive for the installation.
  6. Follow the traditional installation procedure as prompted. The installation automatically sets up the disk for iSCSI boot during post installation. After the disk is configured for iSCSI boot, the standard OS installation screen appears and the system reboots.
  7. On initial boot, enable booting to the iSCSI target drive by selecting Ctrl-S. In the MBA Configuration Menu select the appropriate function key combination (varies based on configuration see menu for your combination) to enter the iSCSI Cfg menu.
  8. Select a device, if prompted.

    MBA Configuration Menu

  9. In the iSCSI Configuration Utility menu, select General Parameters and modify the parameter Boot to iSCSI target to be Enabled.

    General Parameters

  10. Select<Esc> twice and select Exit and Save Configurations.
  11. Press <Esc> to exit the Device List, if prompted and then select F4 to exit; otherwise, just press F4 to exit.