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Re: Booting Debian on HP server rx4610 (Lion) issues

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 03:30:32PM +0300, Alex Behar wrote:
> Dear list hello,
> I am having really hard time booting an rx4610 box at work.
> First, I tried to boot the hp (ia64-lirk-20030806.iso) "enabler" as stated on 
> debian.org/ports/ia64
> (http://www.software.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=T1502AA)
> but it hangs up with a message saying "Reboot and Reselect Boot device or 
> Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device.". 

hey Alex,
Did you find/follow the booting instructions here?

> Can I boot the netinst from network? If so, how can I do that? Or might there 
> be a problematic DVD drive on that system? Is a floppy boot an option, if so, 
> where can I find images for it? Do I need to burn it on my linux workstation?

Net install is an option - the best reference I have for doing a netboot
is in the FAQ section of the systemimager manual on ia64.  If you're not
familiar with netbooting, I'd suggest this as a last resort.

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