Installing SuSE 10.1 from DVD

After the automatic reboot

Updating the 3ware RAID driver

The driver version seen with

cat /sys/class/scsi_host/host0/stats

matches the version distributed with 3ware distribution codeset v, see file version.txt on CD.

No driver update necessary!

Hardware configuration

Video setting

After installation no X output visible due incompatible monitor setting.

Go to console mode with Alt F1
Switch to run level 3 and start sax2

telinit 3
sax2 -u

Set screen resultion to 1280x1024, 16 bit color.
Set Keyboard to United Kingdom, 105 keys
Switch back to run level 5.

telinit 5

CUPS printing

Start yast2, select Hardware then Printer
Network Printers
Print via CUPS Network Server
CUPS Client Only
server name irprint1

Setting up additional installation sources

Adding OpenSuse as installation source

rug service-add --type=ZYPP openSuse-10.1
rug subscribe openSuse-10.1

First update using yast2

Start yast2, Software, Online Update to perform first update of the system. Using the command line tool rug does not work yet.

Installing additional packages

rug install -y kernel-source kernel-syms tkdiff xemacs xv
rug install -y java-1_5_0-sun java-1_5_0-sun-alsa java-1_5_0-sun-demo java-1_5_0-sun-devel java-1_5_0-sun-jdbc java-1_5_0-sun-plugin java-1_5_0-sun-src
rug install -y gcc gcc-c++ gcc-debuginfo gcc-info gcc-java
rug install -y bison flex colorgcc
rug install -y ncurses-devel  

Accept additional required packages! Then make the first update.

Update packages

rug update

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