This appendix covers both clean installations and reinstallations/upgrades. The first installation screen is shown in Figure C.1.
Figure C.1. Main ESX Server 3 installation
To run a text based install, enter esx text and then press Return. If nothing is typed, a graphical install will begin. However, the first screen, as shown in Figure C.2, is actually text based.
Figure C.2. Media test screen
Use the media test selection to verify a downloaded ISO image either used to install via a virtual media ...