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FusionServer G5500 Server iBMC (V300 or Later) User Guide 04

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Boot Device

Boot Device

Function Description

The Boot Device page allows you to set the first boot device for the OS on the server.


Choose Configuration from the main menu, and select Boot Device from the navigation tree.

The Boot Device page is displayed.

Parameter Description

Table 3-54  Parameters on the Boot Device page



Boot Mode Configuration Over IPMI

You can click or to set the status.

  • : The BIOS boot mode can be set through the IPMI interface.
  • : The BIOS boot mode cannot be set through the IPMI interface.
  • Only G530 V5 and G560 V5 nodes support this setting.
  • Common users are not authorized to perform this setting.

Boot Mode

  • Legacy BIOS: The OS starts from the BIOS.
  • UEFI: The OS starts from the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI).
The Boot Mode parameter is only available for G530 V5 and G560 V5 nodes.


  • One-time: The boot device is only used for booting the next time the server is restarted.
  • Permanent: The boot option setting takes effect permanently.

Boot Medium

Hard Drive: Click this option to boot the OS from the hard drive.

DVD-ROM: Click this option to boot the OS from the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.

FDD/Removable Device: Click this option to boot the OS from a virtual floppy disk drive (FDD) or removable device.

PXE: Click this option to boot the OS from the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE).

BIOS Setup: Click this option to display the BIOS Setup menu upon server startup.

No Override: Click this option to boot the OS from the default first boot device specified on the BIOS.


  1. On the menu bar, choose Configuration.
  2. In the navigation tree, choose Boot Device.

    The Boot Device page is displayed.

  3. Set the first boot option. For details about the options, see Table 3-54.
  4. Click Save.

    If the message "Save Success" is displayed, the setting is successful.

Updated: 2018-10-31

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