Chapter 3. Installing HP-UX

Topics Covered in this Chapter

This chapter covers several topics related to installing HP-UX. These topics are covered in the order you would install the software when initially loading your system:

  • Background on HP-UX 11i Operating Environments

  • Installing the HP-UX 11i Operating Environment

  • Setting system parameters at the time of first boot after loading HP-UX 11i with set_parms

  • Viewing Mission Critical Operating Environment components and installing additional software with Software Distributor

  • Download and install select patches on your system

  • Software Distributor background

You would typically load software in this order: install the base Operating Environment; boot your system and use set_parms; load application software; ...

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