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BL10e Install via USB CDROM

 
Grant Kavanagh
Occasional Visitor

BL10e Install via USB CDROM

I have a client that has intermitant success in installing Windows 2000 server from a USB CDROM connected to the management port on the blade. Sometimes when the pre install has finished and the server reboots for the first time Windows 2000 will continue the install and all is fine. Other times the OS when it reboots for the first time comes back with an "Inaccessable Boot_Device" Taking an image of a working server and resoring it to various blades has the same intermitant effect of generating the "Inaccessible Boot_Device" error. The problem is not consistant. Have informed the client that the recomended installation methode is RDP and that it would appear that booting from a CDROM is not supported for OS installation but they wish to have the intermitancy of the condition investigated. Anyone got any thoughts?