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Booting DL385 G5 From External USB DVD Drive

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Khurram Shahzad
Regular Advisor

Booting DL385 G5 From External USB DVD Drive

Hi i have a DL385 server, it doesn't have embedded CD ROM drive. Will i be able to use external Usb CD ROM drive to boot the server for OS installation.

Do i need to make any settings. Drive is non hp drive. It is of Sony
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KarloChacon
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Re: Booting DL385 G5 From External USB DVD Drive

hi

did you already try?

inserting the CD in the USB CDROM and from it?
if so any problem


regards
Didn't your momma teach you to say thanks!
Blazhev_1
Honored Contributor

Re: Booting DL385 G5 From External USB DVD Drive

Hi,

you should be able to do it - this is the way to install dl180 g5 for example and afaik there are no problems, so technically seen - yes, you can

Regards
Khurram Shahzad
Regular Advisor

Re: Booting DL385 G5 From External USB DVD Drive

Thanks it worked automatically. No changes were required. :-) Thanks once again.