Red Hat Linux 7.1 Installation Practical Notes

  • What is the specification of the computer I am going to install linux on? Processor? CD-Rom? Graphics Card, LCD Panel/Monitor; Modem? Network Cards, etc.
  • Install on Laptop or Desktop?
  • Which flavor of Linux do you want to install? --> We are using Red Hat Linux 7.1 for the practical
  • Do you want a dual-boot or a single boot (skip step #4) installation of Linux?
  1. Need to repartition hard drive: more ...
  2. For example Dell Inspiron 3500: 4000 meg total = 3000 meg for MSDOS/Windows98 and 900 meg for Linux and 100 meg swap space
  3. make a boot disk

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