12.5. The Text Mode Installation Program User Interface

12.5. The Text Mode Installation Program User Interface

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux text mode installation program uses a screen-based interface that includes most of the on-screen widgets commonly found on graphical user interfaces. Figure 12.2, “Installation Program Widgets as seen in Boot Loader Configuration, and Figure 12.3, “Installation Program Widgets as seen in Disk Druid, illustrate the screens that appear during the installation process.

Note

While text mode installations are not explicitly documented, those using the text mode installation program can easily follow the GUI installation instructions. One thing to note is that manipulation of LVM (Logical Volume Management) disk volumes is only possible in graphical mode. In text mode it is only possible to view and accept the default LVM setup.

Installation Program Widgets as seen in Boot Loader Configuration

Installation Program Widgets as seen in Boot Loader Configuration

Figure 12.2. Installation Program Widgets as seen in Boot Loader Configuration

Installation Program Widgets as seen in Disk Druid

Installation Program Widgets as seen in Disk Druid

Figure 12.3. Installation Program Widgets as seen in Disk Druid

Here is a list of the most important widgets shown in Figure 12.2, “Installation Program Widgets as seen in Boot Loader Configuration and Figure 12.3, “Installation Program Widgets as seen in Disk Druid:


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