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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to boot this server via external DVD drive.  For some reason it will not boot from this device. What is the trick to get it to boot from the external drive?  I did try all the options in the bios at start up.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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What server?  Model please.
andyaldersaggar maker's framemaker
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An old one probably, some didn't like to boot certain makes of USB CDs or DVDs.

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its like a g5, i'll have to confirm the exact model, it is older though

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its a g4
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