Install Scientific Linux 6

[1] Insert Install media and restart Computer. After booting, following screen is shown, then Push Enter key.
 
[2] This is the section to check a media, Skip it if you don’t need it.
 
[3] Click “Next” button to proceed.
 
[4] Select the language you’d like to use during the installation.
 
[5] Select the keyboard type you using.
 
[6] Select the type of storage. If you install Scientific Linux 6 to local HD, select ‘Basic Storage Devices’. If you install to HD that is connected in storage network area or mainframe, select the bottom.
 
[7] If your HD is new one and not formatted, following warning is shown, Click “Re-initialize all” if it’s OK.
 
[8] Set a Hostname of your computer.
 
[9] Set your timezone.
 
[10] Set root user’s password.
 
[11] Select installation type as follows. On this example, select “Use All Space” and check a box “Review and modify partitioning layout” to configure partitions manually.
 
[12] This is the section for changing partition layouts. This example shows to configure LVM partition layouts (Set /boot, /. swap, /home on here) . First, select “/” and Click “Edit” button.
 
[13] Reduce the volume size for “/” to make free areas.
 
[14] Click “Create” button, then following screen is shown, Select “LVM Logical Volume” and Click “Create”.
 
[15] Input mount point, logical volume’s name, size and so on.
 
[16] Click “Next” button if it’s OK all.
 
[17] Click ‘Format’ if it’s OK all.
 
[18] Click ‘Write Changes to Disk’ if it’s OK all.
 
[19] Click ‘Next’ button with keeping default. If you set some parameters for bootloader, Configure it.
 
[20] Select softwares to install. Select ‘Minimal’ and go next. It’s unnecessarry to install many packages at first. But if you are beginer on Linux system, check a box ‘Customize now’ and Install additional packages because it’s inconvenience if only ‘Minimal’ is installed.
 
[21] If you selected “Customize now” at previous section, following screen is shown. It’s better to check a box “Base” if you are beginer.
 
[22] Installation starts.
 
[23] Installation completed. Click “Reboot” button.
 
[24] After rebooting, login prompt is shown, Login with root user. Installing Scientific Linux 6 completed if you can login normally.
 
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