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HP DL360 G5 Server not booting from DVD/CD ROM

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HP DL360 G5 Server not booting from DVD/CD ROM

Hi,

my server is not booting the HP SmartStart CD from the CD-ROM disk. I have setup the Standard Boot Order in the RBSU (v.2.10) to IPL:1 CD-ROM.

What is wrong? Is my CD not okay?

Thanks for a quick reply
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Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: HP DL360 G5 Server not booting from DVD/CD ROM

hi wolfgang matheus

smartstart CD version?

the CD came with the server? or you downloaded and burn it?

as a test did you try booting from another CD like W2003 or any other bootable CD?

do you have another dl380 g5 to swap DVD units?

regards
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Occasional Visitor

Re: HP DL360 G5 Server not booting from DVD/CD ROM

Hi,

yes I took the original HP boot cd (no copy) and I tested the CD for the bootable function on my laptop and it works. So the CD should be fine. I have pulled out and insert the CD drive several times w/o success. I don´t have a second unit CD drive here for testings.
The best way is to call HP support for exchange the drive.