Dell R510/H700 UEFI Server 2008 R2

I cant seem to get a USB Server 2008 R2 Flash to boot using the UEFI Mode, actually I dont even see the HDs listed as a boot option, I would think it works as its the second best controller they offer.

Anyone know how to install server 2008 r2 via UEFI and a Flash mem stick
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Ady FootSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
You can't use UEFI to boot from a flash/USB stick - you have to set the boot mode to BIOS.

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Ady
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Ady FootSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
I'm sorry but why did you not accept my answer?  'Lost' as a reason to close this question does not explain why.  I've asked a moderator to come and have a look and resolve things the correct way.
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TestMonkeyAuthor Commented:
because you can boot from a USB, i did my boot via idrac with the usb mapped worked fine
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Ady FootSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
In that case I stand corrected - I believed that UEFI was much more restrictive when it came to booting from USB/Flash and I'd been told that you couldn't do it unless in BIOS mode.  Glad you got it sorted though.

In future please be a little more descriptive when you write off an expert's recommendation - bear in mind that we're all volunteers and we're all trying to help.

Ady
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TestMonkeyAuthor Commented:
Well it wouldnt boot right off it, basically I used my iDrac 6, did the diskpart on the USB, then did a virtual cd from via idrac, worked fine

In fairness though you were right
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