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Re: Debian Lenny on IBM JS21

More Information on this Blade, follows:

Manufacturer ID: IBM 
Machine Type/Model ID: 8844AC1 
Machine Serial No.l: KQ01E3F 
Hardware Revision :4 
Manufacturer Date:4106 
Part Number:41Y5248
FRU Number:32R2428 
FRU Serial Number:YK10306A8R0K 
UUID: 58EB 4228 1E00 11B2 8B08 0014 5E9C 56FE

And this is some more information on the Blade chasis:
 Type / Model: 41Y5248
  Serial Number:KQCHA2T  

All this information was retrieved from the Blade Management Console under Monitors -> Hardware VPD menu option.



On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 2:07 AM, Yoanis Gil Delgado <gryffindor.godric@gmail.com> wrote:
I am tryingo to install using the Remote Disk option. I will need to lookup shipment date for this blade, but I am pretty sure it was after 2003.



On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 9:47 PM, brian m. carlson <sandals@crustytoothpaste.net> wrote:
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 05:02:42PM -0500, Yoanis Gil Delgado wrote:
> It has also been observed that either, the following behaviors are seen,
> randomly, while trying to perform the installation:
> 1 - The server will comply that not image is present in order to continue
> the boot process.
> 2 - The server will detect the OS, start the boot process, but while loading
> the ramdisk image it will through an error related to accessing an invalid
> memory address.

How are you trying to install?  If by CD, are you sure the CD is okay?
Was your BladeCenter chassis shipped before June 2003? (There's a
compatibility issue with some CD-ROM drives.)  I see a lot of these
types of problems (on all systems) with bad CDs or bad CD drives.

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