[CentOS] Boot failure after install on IBM x3550 M3
toralf.lund at pgs.com
Thu Nov 11 10:39:21 EST 2010
> On 11/11/10 16:25, Toralf Lund wrote:
>> 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
> What's the model and type? It should be xxxx-yyy where x can be 0-9 and y can be 0-9 & A-z. You can find it on the front of the chassis.
I've selected 7944 along with "System x" and "System x3550 M3" at
http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/, but like I said, couldn't
find anything obvious.
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