ProLiant Servers (ML,DL,SL)
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

DL580 700-900mhz

NalinU
Occasional Advisor

DL580 700-900mhz

I recently acquired a DL580 plll 700mhz server to have some practice.

I seem unable to get to the Rom bios to look at the various options such as boot order and all other good stuff.

Googling the internet tells me I should look to press F9 on the POST but this doesn't seem to work. I downloaded the latest smart start and can start the server with this CD but SMARTSTART doesn't allow me to look at boot order priority etc.

Any help would be welcome. Thanks in advance.
5 REPLIES
Igor Karasik
Honored Contributor

Re: DL580 700-900mhz

If F9 doesn't work - it mean you don't have System configuration Utility (SCU) partition installed on drives.
You need to run SCU from SmartStart CD.
DL580 G1 server cannot work with last SmartStart CD.
Use SmartStart 5.50 CD
http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/22678.html

BTW, you can install SCU partition from SmartStart CD as well

NalinU
Occasional Advisor

Re: DL580 700-900mhz

HI Igor,

I will give this a go and come back to allocate points to you. Can I allocate some points now and more later ?

Thanks for your advice.

REgards

NAlin.
NalinU
Occasional Advisor

Re: DL580 700-900mhz

Hi,

I also thought the F9 is part of POST hence happnes before it goes to access the Disk subsystem.

Regards

NAlin.
Igor Karasik
Honored Contributor

Re: DL580 700-900mhz

NAlin,
One note: I think on DL580 G1 server (you have G1) you need to press F10 and not F9 to access System partitions utility.
Anyway, I think you just don't have system partitions utility installed, so use SmartStart 5.50 CD as I mentioned before or
http://h18023.www1.hp.com/support/files/server/us/download/13227.html
if your prefer to use diskettes

Regarding point: assign points after you try suggestions, you cannot change points since you assign it.
NalinU
Occasional Advisor

Re: DL580 700-900mhz

Many thanks I will try this and let you know with points.

regards

NAlin.