XenServer 6.5 CD will not boot

I am attempt to setup my first XenServer using XenServer 6.5 and an HP Proliant DL385 G6 server (its on the supported hardware list). When I burn the installation ISO to CD all goes well but the server will not boot from the CD. I've tried to download and burn the CD 3 times now with the same results. Have anyone else out there gotten stuck on this step - the installation media will not boot?

Kevin LittrellAsked:
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Are you sure the CD is bootable? I mean... when you burn a CD you must declare it as bootable. Simply burning contents on a CD doesn't mean it is bootable too.
Kevin LittrellAuthor Commented:
Well, just use the ISO burning tool built into Windows 7. This tool successfully created a VMware ESXi 5.2 boot cd. In running the XenServer cd in a different server but the specs are identical to the server that the ESXi boot cd was used on. I will try to use a more advanced burning tool and set the option you suggest to see if I get better results.
Tony JohncockLead Technical ArchitectCommented:
Try it from USB

It's been a little while since I've done this in the past, but I did it using the universal installer - free from http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/

Choose unlisted Linux then browse to the 6.5.0 ISO

USB Stick needs to be formatted as FAT32

Apologies that the steps are a tad brief but it's taken from memory.

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Kevin LittrellAuthor Commented:
Thanks. That worked out great. I was able to install XenServer 6.5.0 from a 4 GB pen drive with no problem.
Tony JohncockLead Technical ArchitectCommented:
Glad you resolved it. Thank you for the points.

Forgot to say - it's usually much faster from USB, too :-)
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