Installation guide for Scientific Linux 6
This web page describes installing for any Scientific Linux 6.x distribution. Simply replace anyplace that says 6.x or 6x with the appropriate version number. So if you were installing Scientific Linux 6.2, then you would replace 6.x with 6.2, and 6x with 62 wherever you see it in this document.
Scientific Linux 6.x Installation Steps
- Note that the very first part of the install is done in text mode.
Here are a few things to note while in text mode.
Use the Tab/Alt-Tab keys to navigate between elements.
The <space> key selects/deselects items.
Click on Image for full size image.
Click on Section Name for detailed instructions.
Bootup Screen (Enter)
At this point, the installation try's to startup the graphical installation.
If for some reason the installation is unable to startup the graphical mode, it will run in text mode.
Text install instructions
Write To Disk [Write changes to disk]
NOTE When you hit "Write changes to disk" all disk partitioning and formating will occur.
There is no way to go back after this screen.
The installation will proceed.
This is the usual time to get a snack or stretch.