2.31 TC-A2031 The System Can Be Only Booted Through the Network Because the IPMIboot settings Is Wrongly Configured

Publication Date:  2012-07-18 Views:  123 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Related information about the product and version: the T3500
Every time when the T3500 that is not configured with the RAID card is started, the OS is booted through the network. As shown in Figure 2-29, the OS cannot be booted through the hard disk.
Figure 1-1 BIOS boot interface
Alarm Information
None
Handling Process
       Step 1     Restart the device and press the DEL button to enter the BIOS interface.
l  Two steps for power-on and power-off: After receiving the power-off command, power supplies of different levels are powered off in succession; after receiving the power-on command, power supplies of different levels are powered on in succession.
l  One step for restart: After receiving the restart command, all modules are reset once. During this process, the device will not be powered off.
                               Step 2     On the IPMIBoot interface, set 1st Boot Device to SCSI, and then save the settings by selecting Send to BMC, as shown in Figure 2-29.
Figure 1-1 BIOS boot interface

 
                               Step 3     Press the F10 to save and exit. If the OS can be booted through the hard disk after the device is restarted, the fault is removed.
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Root Cause
Since the BIOS boot option is set to the network boot mode, the OS is booted through the network every time.
Suggestions
None

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