|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3: Installation Guide for the x86, Itanium™, and AMD64 Architectures|
The most recent list of supported hardware can be found at http://hardware.redhat.com/hcl/.
This system requirements table will help you keep a record of your current system settings and requirements. Enter information about your system in the table provided as a handy reference to help make your Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation go more smoothly.
|hard drive(s): type, label, size; ex: IDE hda=40 GB|
|partitions: map of partitions and mount points; ex: /dev/hda1=/home, /dev/hda2=/ (fill this in once you know where they will reside)|
|memory: amount of RAM installed on your system; ex: 128 MB, 512 MB|
|CD-ROM: interface type; ex: SCSI, IDE (ATAPI)|
|SCSI adapter: if present, make and model number; ex: BusLogic SCSI Adapter, Adaptec 2940UW|
|network card: if present, make and model number; ex: Tulip, 3COM 3C590|
|mouse: type, protocol, and number of buttons; ex: generic 3 button PS/2 mouse, MouseMan 2 button serial mouse|
|monitor: make, model, and manufacturer specifications; ex: Optiquest Q53, ViewSonic G773|
|video card: make, model number and size of VRAM; ex: Creative Labs Graphics Blaster 3D, 8MB|
|sound card: make, chipset and model number; ex: S3 SonicVibes, Sound Blaster 32/64 AWE|
|IP, DHCP, and BOOTP addresses: four numbers, separated by dots; ex: 10.0.2.15|
|netmask: four numbers, separated by dots; ex: 255.255.248.0|
|gateway IP address: four numbers, separated by dots; ex: 10.0.2.245|
|one or more name server IP addresses (DNS): one or more sets of dot-separated numbers; ex: 10.0.2.1|
|domain name: the name given to your organization; ex: example.com|
|hostname: the name of your computer; your personal choice of names; ex: cookie, southpark|
Table 3-1. System Requirements Table
If any of these networking requirements or terms are unfamiliar to you, contact your network administrator for assistance.