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SUSE 11 SP4

  1. On the Installation Settings page, click the Expert tab and choose Change > Partitioning.

    Create the swap partition.

    1. On the Preparing Hard Disk page, select Custom Partitioning (for experts) and click Next.
    2. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Hard Disks and click Add Partition.
    3. On the Add Partition on /dev/sda page, select Primary Partition and click Next.
    4. Select Custom Size, enter 10 GB, and click Next.
    5. Set Formatting Options and Mounting Options, then click Finish.

    Create the boot partition.

    1. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Hard Disks and click Add Partition.
    2. On the Add Partition on /dev/sda page, select Primary Partition and click Next.
    3. Select Custom Size, enter 5.00 GB, and click Next.
    4. Set Formatting Options and Mounting Options, then click Finish.

    The swap and boot partitions are created successfully.

  2. Complete configurations (create volumes).

    If the swap and boot volumes both use the LVM mode, perform the following operations to create volumes:

    1. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Hard Disks and click Add Partition.
    2. On the Add Partition on /dev/sda page, select Primary Partition and click Next.
    3. Select Custom Size, enter 14.99 GB, and click Next.
    4. Select Do not format partition and Do not mount partition, then click Finish.
    5. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Volume Management, click Add, and select Volume Group.
    6. Configure required parameters and click Finish.

    7. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Volume Management, click Add, and select Logical Volume.
    8. Set Name to root and Type to Normal Volume, then click Next.
    9. Enter 10.00 GB for Custom Size and click Next.
    10. Set Formatting Options and Mounting Options, then click Finish.

      The root volume is created. The following steps describe how to create the swap volume:

    11. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Volume Management, click Add, and select Logical Volume.
    12. Set Name to swap and Type to Normal Volume, then click Next.
    13. Select Maximum Size (4.99 GB) and click Next.
    14. Set Formatting Options and Mounting Options, then click Finish.

      Click Accept.

      The root and swap volumes are created.

  3. On the Installation Settings page, check the partitioning and booting configuration, then click Install.
  4. Click I Agree and then Install.
  5. Set the password of user root and click Next.
  6. Set Hostname and Domain Name, then click Next.
  7. On the Network Configuration page, select Use Following Configuration and click Next.

    On the Test Internet Connection page, select No, Skip This Test.

  8. On the Network Services Configuration page ,select Use Following Configuration and click Next.
  9. Retain the default settings on the User Authentication Method page and click Next.
  10. Create a local user, such as suse. Then click Next.
    NOTE:

    When installing SUSE 11 SP4, you must create a local user. After the installation is complete, you can delete it if you do not need it. For details, see step 8 in section Configuring the VM Environment.

  11. On the Hardware Configuration page ,select Use Following Configuration and click Next.
  12. Click Finish.