Booting from CD on a PE 2650 problem...

support@codefit.com support at codefit.com
Fri Oct 10 20:10:00 CDT 2003


>"s at cf" == support  <support at codefit.com>
>
>    s at cf> I checked the boot sequence in BIOS, I believe it was
>    s at cf> set OK, the sequence was A drive, D Drive, then hard
>    s at cf> disk.  On another note, how can I double check the boot
>    s at cf> sequence when server is live, after booting up?
>In setup, right (after pressing F2)?

Yes, In setup.

>It should say something more like 
>
>   Floppy Drive
>   CD-ROM Drive
>   Hard Drive
>You not only need to have the CD drive listed before the hard
>disk, but you also need to have a check mark (a radical symbol)
>next to the drives you want to boot from.  You can toggle that
>check mark with the space bar.

I'll check it again later.  I assume I have to highlight the drive before 
toggling?  I did not see the toggle option in the BIOS.

>If there's a way to check that information in the BIOS after the
>machine is rebooted, I haven't heard about it.  Even better would
>be the ability to change it without rebooting -- I would love to
>be able to tell one of these machines from my desk that this one
>time I want to boot from CD, and have it ready to reboot by the
>time I get to it with the disk....
>
>Claire

Can't OMSA CLI check that boot sequence? or any other SNMP application?

Thanks Claire.




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