[CentOS] centos 6 boot and install on hp dl380 G4

Florian tslbai at agilolfinger.de
Tue Jul 12 05:15:57 UTC 2011

Hi Mark,

yes, the machine is enabled to boot from the stick. It boots and shows
me the CentOS-Boot-Menue.


Am 11.07.2011 21:50, schrieb Mark Weaver:
> On Mon, 2011-07-11 at 19:50 +0200, Florian wrote:
>> Hello List,
>> i downloaded centos6 x86_64. With DVD-iso1 i made a booteable usb-stick
>> (universal usb installer
>> When i boot my HP ProLiant DL380 G4 from the stick, the CentOS boot
>> screen comes up and and the message
>> "Automatic boot in xx seconds..." appears.
>> * When i do not hit any key, the seconds are counted to zero an then it
>> starts again at 10 seconds - again and again.
>> * When hitting return, a boot menu appears:
>>  1) Boot
>>  2) Boot (text mode)
>>  3) Network Installation
>>  4) Memory-Test
>>  5) Boot from local drive
>> Only Options "Memory-Test" and "Boot from local drive" work.
>> When choosing Option 1,2,3 i'm always pushed back to the menu.
>> How to install CentOS vom the stick? Please help me to find my  mistake.
>> Please tell me, if i can provide any information.
>> Bye,
>> Florian
> Hi Florian,
> Did you enable the machine to boot from a USB device? With some machines
> you actually have to tell it that you want a USB device to be one of the
> boot devices.

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