Before installing Red Hat Linux on your system, you first need to make sure that your hardware is compatible with Linux. This chapter provides instructions for learning about your hardware and details the requirements for your hardware depending on the installation type you choose when you install Red Hat Linux.
See Chapter 2 for instructions on how to install Red Hat Linux.
Although this chapter reflects the most current information possible, you should read the Red Hat Linux Release Notes for information that may not have been available prior to the documentation being finalized. The Release Notes can be found on the Red Hat Linux CD #1 and online at: