Solved

IBM eSeries Blade Center not booting from CD Rom

Posted on 2010-08-30
2
1,145 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Greetings All,

I have an IBM eSeries blade chassis that we just added (3) new IBM HS22V blade servers to.  I'm having trouble getting the chassis to boot off of the CD, which is a VMWare ESX 3.5 iso.  Any thoughts/ suggestions?

Much appreciated!

Thank You-  
0
Comment
Question by:pgetchell
2 Comments
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:Michael W
ID: 33566987
Which version of ESX 3.5 are you attempting? As per VMware HCL, these versions are supported on the HS22V platform:

ESX 4.1, ESXi 4.1 Embedded, ESXi 4.1 Installable, ESX 4.0 U22, ESX 4.0 U1, ESXi 4.0 Embedded U2, ESXi 4.0 Embedded U1, ESXi 4.0 Installable U2, ESXi 4.0 Installable U1, ESX 3.5 U5, ESXi 3.5 Installable U5

Reference:
http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?action=search&deviceCategory=server&productId=1&advancedORbasic=advanced&maxDisplayRows=50&key=&release[]=31&datePosted=-1&partnerId[]=43&formFactorId[]=1&filterByEVC=0&filterByFT=0&min_sockets=&min_cores=&min_memory=&rorre=0
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
pgetchell earned 0 total points
ID: 33567065
Thanks mwecomputers.  After working with IBM, it had to do with already having a blade server in Bay 6.  Once I removed blade from bay 6, it booted.  Thanks for posting though.
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Moving your enterprise fax infrastructure from in-house fax machines and servers to the cloud makes sense — from both an efficiency and productivity standpoint. But does migrating to a cloud fax solution mean you will no longer be able to send or re…
Data center, now-a-days, is referred as the home of all the advanced technologies. In-fact, most of the businesses are now establishing their entire organizational structure around the IT capabilities.
It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now