[GLLUG] OT - Boot order HP ML110 G6

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 22:33:31 UTC 2017

What does F11 tell you?

On 13 July 2017 at 21:29, Ken Smith via GLLUG <gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I know this is somewhat off topic but I wonder if there is anyone with the
> inside track on an elderly HP ML110G6.
> It has had a Raid failure and I'm attempting to rebuild it with new disks
> and restore my backup. Its ages since I built this machine (I know its old)
> and I have completely forgotten the incantations I used to install it in the
> first place.
> I have got the new disks in there and recreated the Raid array from the Raid
> config in the BIOS. I'm now trying to boot the thing from a DVD or from a
> USB stick. Its behaving as if the Boot order settings in the BIOS don't have
> any effect as it seems to be trying to boot the blank raid array and
> ignoring the other media. If I unplug the disks or switch Raid off and let
> it see the individual disks it will boot from USB or DVD. There is probably
> some setting I'm missing.
> One option seems to be to set up a pxe server and boot it that way but I'm
> sure that's not what I did in the first place.
> Any pointers much appreciated.
> Thanks
> Ken
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