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BL460c Booting problem

 
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Walid Halabi
Advisor

BL460c Booting problem

Dear All,

i have bl460c server, the problem during server startup after POST then the server wait 5 second before enter windows, then enter widows automaticlly.

but now the server don't enter windows until you press enter buttom (the 5 second left then do nothing until press enter to start windows)
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Mi6t0
Trusted Contributor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

Can you please paste the content of the boot.ini file here?
Víctor Cespón
Honored Contributor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

But... what does appear in the screen before you press enter? In a default Windows installation there's not a 5 seconds countdown.
Raghuarch
Honored Contributor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

Hi Halabi,

This is a problem with the ILo version 1.42.
If you are using the same, please downgrade it to the lower version,

If you are using any other version please post the same.

Regards,
Raghuarch
James ~ Happy Dude
Honored Contributor
Solution

Re: BL460c Booting problem

Hello Walid,
1) Edit boot.ini & change the wait time to 0 secs;
2) Wait for iLO firmware 1.50, later this year or jan '08(this issue shud be corrected in the new version)


;) Regards.
Walid Halabi
Advisor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

Dear all,

the iLO version is 1.42

the boot.ini content is:

[boot loader]
timeout=5
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
redirect=UseBiosSettings

[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windows Server 2003, Enterprise" /noexecute=optout /fastdetect /redirect /PAE
C:\CMDCONS\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons



the system stop in the following black screen:

please select the operating system to start

windows server 2003,Enterprise [EMS enabled]
microsoft windows recovery console

use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice
press enter to choose


regards,
Mi6t0
Trusted Contributor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

And what is the behaviour if you remove the /redirect string?
Raghuarch
Honored Contributor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

please downgrade the iLO to a lower version.
It will fix the issue.

Regards,
Raghuarch
Walid Halabi
Advisor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

thanx all,

the problem solved by setting the timeout=0


Regards,
Walid Halabi
Advisor

Re: BL460c Booting problem

thanx all,