[CentOS] LiveCD problem on IBM BladeCenter remote console ?

Fri Dec 1 06:06:42 UTC 2006
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

John R Pierce wrote:
> I've got a IBM BladeCenter with its integral TCPIP KVM and centos and 
> stuff running on various blades, we use this mostly for software 
> testing purposes in a small development group.
> i wanted to boot the liveCD so I could try and recover some files from 
> a totally screwed up system (disk got fsck'd beyond what I feel 
> comfortable repairing)...    so I map an ISO image of the CentOS 4.4 
> live CD on the virtual CD drive function of the blade chassis, and 
> reboot my broken blade on it.  getting fatal errors from the boot that 
> it can't find the CD drive.
> screen capture with it crispy.
> http://hogranch.com/files/Bitmaps/remotescreen1.png

never mind.  BIOS settings must have been funky on that specific blade, 
I reset the BIOS and it worked fine.