These instructions document how to configure a workstation for use with Golem and other servers. You will need two computers: the workstations itself and a build computer capable of downloading and preparing materials to install on the workstation.
Download the latest Fedora installer.
Attach a USB thumb drive to the build computer. Run
dmesgand observe the device name associated with the thumb drive. You should see a message which resembles
[X] Attached SCSI removable disk. Here,
Xindicates that you can access the thumb drive through
Copy the Fedora installer image to the thumb drive by running
dd if=Fedora-Everything-netinst-x86_64-30-1.2.iso of=/dev/Xwith root priviledges. You should replace
Xwith the correct name.
After copying the Fedora installer image to the thumb drive, remove it from the build computer, and attach it to the workstation. Turn on the workstation.
You should soon see a screen such as this:
Fedora 30 Install Fedora 30 Test this media & install Fedora Troubleshooting
Press Tab to edit the installers parameters. Append the following to the end of the configuration line:
Eventually, the installer will present a menu that allows you to set the workstation’s root password. Press
7and enter a password of your choosing twice.
bto begin the installation.
Reboot the workstation after the installation completes.