I've just bought a cheap Proliant 800 PII 450 and would like to install Debian on it. But it will not boot anything. It only tries to boot from a damaged Windoze NT install on it's disks but fails after the initial bootloader sequence.
I've tried booting without any result:
- sarge installer CD
- Sarge bootfloppy
- HP Smartstart 5.50
It simply ignores the floppy or CD and start booting from disk.
Even the setup utility (F10) results in a message: 'System partition utilities not available on this system'
I've googled but couldn't find info on how to setup this system to boot a Linux installer.
Does anyone have information on onstalling Debian on this system or pointers to good info?
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