Chapter 1. Administration

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1. Purpose
1.2. Requirements
2. First Time Installation
2.1. Step 1: download distribution
2.2. Step 2: burn the ISO image
2.3. Step 3: modify the configuration for your system (SKIP when using IDE CDROM)
2.4. Step 4: copy configuration on a formatted floppy disk or USB storage device (SKIP when using IDE CDROM)
2.5. Step 5: ready to boot
3. The Boot Process
3.1. The Boot Screen
3.2. DL-Specific Boot Options
3.3. Boot Option Examples
4. General Configuration
4.1. Initial Configuration via Setup program
4.2. Saving Configuration (save-config)
4.3. Local setup
4.4. Network setup
4.5. Network interface configuration
4.6. Routing
4.7. Upgrading from a previous release
5. Harddisk support
5.1. Create Partition
5.2. Create Physical Volume
5.3. Create Volume Group
5.4. Logical Volumes
5.5. Finalizing
6. Software Raid
6.1. Setting up RAID devices and config files
6.2. Gathering information about RAID devices and disks
7. Configuration of additional Software
7.1. DDUP - Dynamic DNS Client
7.2. TDSL-Router HOWTO (German)
7.3. CRON
8. Tips
8.1. System doesn't boot from CD
8.2. Sending mails (e.g. logs) without local MTA
8.3. /var/log/messages doesn't exist
8.4. Configuration on CD
8.5. Booting Devil-Linux from devices other than the CD-ROM
8.6. Program XYZ crashed with the a grsec: attempted resource over step... RLIMIT_CORE