Installing centOS on Lenovo x3100 M5 + reFormat HDD GPT to MBR

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Specifications LENOVO System X3100-M5 (5457IDA)

Xeon 4C E3-1241v3 80W 3.5GHz/1600MHz/8MB, 1x4GB, 1TB SS 3.5in SATA, SR C100, DVD-ROM, 300W p/s, Tower

Chipset Intel C226
Memori Standar 1x4GB
Video Card
Graphics controller Matrox G200eR2 integrated in IMM on systemboard, 16MB SDRAM
RAID controller SR C100
Packaged Contents 40 Kg
Max. Memory four DDR3 DIMM sockets up to 32GB max
Processor Type Intel Xeon Processor
Networking
Dual Gigabit Ethernet
Processor Onboard Intel Xeon 4C E3-1241v3 80W 3.5GHz/1600MHz/8MB
Platform 1P Tower Server
Standard Warranty Warranty 3 years 24×7
Power Supply Type 300W
Storage Controller Integrated SATA Controller
Form Factor Tower
Optical DVD-ROM
Hard Drive
1TB SS 3.5in SATA
I/O Ports front two USB(3.0); rear four USB(2.0); one serial(9-pin), two
ethernet(RJ-45), video(DB-15); one internal USB(2.0) for USB Tape
Expansion Slot 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 PCI-E 2.0 x8, and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4
Max. Internal Storage Up to four 3.5-inch or eight 2.5-inch hard disk drives
src: http://platinum-computer.com
Installing centOS on Lenovo x3100 M5
this is Illustration of image server

here is his explain abous installing with CentOS linux,

Installing centOS on Lenovo x3100 M5

in progress installing linux OS whatever kind of distro we must know that server newest now support mode Boot UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) so when installing CentOS or Debian server where install server will be have problem in partition table you must installing with MBR format !
and the 1st step go to BIOS, change mode boot to UEFI and Legacy, avoid using UEFI only or Legacy Only

2nd, save BIOS and installing centOS as regularly standart BUT when partition HDD you must change your GUI
to terminal with pushing CTRL+ALT+F1

and typing on your terminal like this

#parted /dev/sda
#mklabel msdos  <— baris ini untuk ubah ke mbr
#quit

and back tou your GUI installation with push CTRL+ALT+F1

and doing progress partition HDD as regular as you do, after finish check and smile =)

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