[CentOS] Boot failure after install on IBM x3550 M3

Toralf Lund toralf.lund at pgs.com
Thu Nov 11 10:25:14 EST 2010


RedShift wrote:
> On 11/11/10 14:22, Toralf Lund wrote:
>   
>> I'm trying to install CentOS 5.5 on a couple of servers of type IBM
>> System x3550 M3, but it's not going too well. Actually, the install
>> setup phase runs as expected, and the actual installation also appears
>> to be successful, but the system will not boot [ ... ]
>>
>>
>>     
>
> Make sure all the firmware is up to date. I've had an IBM x3550 M3 and it couldn't even boot a Windows 2008 R2 64 bit CD with the firmware it shipped with.
>   
That seems like a useful tip, but do you know what exactly I need to 
install and where to find it? I'm looking at an IBM download page right 
now, but it's a little confusing - I can't seem to find anything that 
it's obviously the *system* firmware, only entries like "Firmware for 
Rack & Tower LCD UPS" and " Firmware for Local Console Manager".

- Toralf


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