Clicking any heading in the Installation Overview section enables you to modify that aspect of your installation. Similarly, selecting the Change button displays a pop-up menu from which you can select any of the headings on this screen to change or examine the relevant aspects of the installation to guarantee that they meet your requirements.
- installation process. This was already set earlier in the installation process.
- Default Runlevel: Set the initial boot runlevel for the system. Runlevels are discussed in Chapter 4. For now, the default value (runlevel 5) is acceptable.
- Reset to defaults: Remove all changes you have made and start from scratch.
This is useful for testing installation mixtures and seeing how these affect your
system. This is accessible from the Change button at the bottom of the screen.
Throughout the remainder of the installation, we talk in more detail about what
these settings do to your system and we also discuss the ways in which you can
change these settings.
Customizing your SUSE LINUX 10 installation
Step 1: Partitioning Your Disks
Step 2: Resizing Existing Operating Systems Partitions
Step 3: Primary and Extended Partitions
Step 4: Defining Filesystems
Step 5: The root partition
Step 6: Data Partitions
Step 7: Selecting Software for Installation
Step 8: Selecting a Boot Loader
Step 9: Changing the Default Runlevel
The above tip is excerpted from from Chapter 1, "Installing SUSE 10" our original excerpt of The SUSE Linux 10 Bible by Justin Davies, courtesy of Wiley Publishing. This chapter explains how to successfully install SUSE LINUX 10 on your box. Find it helpful? Buy it on Amazon.
This was first published in September 2006