Re: Booting Proliant 800
Peter Teunissen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I've just bought a cheap Proliant 800 PII 450 and would like to
> install Debian on it.
Congrrats. I have a proliant 800 with a pii 400. It has been a very
> It simply ignores the floppy or CD and start booting from disk.
Sounds like a problem in the "bios", which afaik is contained wholly in
the f10 partition. You might have to restore this partition before you
can do anything.
> Even the setup utility (F10) results in a message: 'System partition
> utilities not available on this system'
You will probably have to get the floppy image files from the www (it
has been a long time since I have needed to do this). These are
bootable images I think, and will lead you through the procedure.
> Does anyone have information on onstalling Debian on this system or
> pointers to good info?
The following url should have what you are looking for. The name of the
guy I talked to at compaq was Richard Black. He put a bunch of info on
the www concerning installing on proliant servers.
I hope this points you in the right direction.
Robert D. Crawford email@example.com
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