How do you boot from a USB drive on a 2950?

Mark Watts m.watts at
Fri Sep 21 05:19:44 CDT 2007

On Thursday 20 September 2007 22:55:46 Bryan Arenal wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running ubuntu-server on a 2950 that I'm trying to upgrade the
> BIOS on.  Obviously the Windows .exe files do me no good, nor do the
> RH specific .BIN files.  So I've used BartPE to create a bootable XP
> image so I can use the .exe files.  I've got everything set up to this
> USB drive but I can't figure out how to configure the BIOS to boot
> from the USB drive.  Is this possible?

There should be a one-time boot-device menu on F11 during boot IIRC.
You should be able to pick a USB drive from that.


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
GPG Key:
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
Url : 

More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list