General instructions for Installing Linux onto Compaq Servers

A fresh install would go like this: Run system erase (WARNING!!! DATA Destructive – this wipes out ALL information on ALL hard drives) SmartStart Manual Installation of Linux (or UnixWare 2 if SS is earlier than SS4.60) SmartStart will configure your hardware – Original EISA Smart Array is manually configured using SCU SmartStart will configure … Read more

Linux Recovery

Here’s another version of recovery.html that I put into the Compaq ProLiant Linux Installation HOWTO version 0.7 March 2001. I believe this is a really short way of describing how to do the recovery. I’ll leave the old sections below this in case you need more detailed information. Recovering LILO using Original Installation Media Boot … Read more