How can I configure the Set Boot File menu on an AR


The method is as follows:
1. Restart an AR, and press Ctrl+B within 3 seconds to enter the BootROM menu when the system displays "Press Ctrl+B to break auto startup ... 3".
2. Select 4. Startup Select to enter the startup submenu.
3. Select 2. Set Boot File to enter the Set Boot File menu. Set the system software package for the next startup.
Before a system upgrade or downgrade, you need to use this submenu to specify the system software.

Other related questions:
How do I view the system software package of an AR
Run the dir command in the user view to display information about files and directories in the storage medium. The file with the file extension .cc is the system software package.

How can I specify the system software for the next startup on an AR
Run the startup system-software command and the startup saved-configuration command in the system view to specify the system software and configuration file for the next startup, respectively. The following uses (system software for the next startup) and (configuration file) as an example: # Specify the system software to be loaded for the next startup. startup system-software # Specify the configuration file to be loaded for the next startup. startup saved-configuration If the AR has dual MPUs, specify the system software for the next startup on the slave MPU. startup system-software slave-board

Server boot disk
ServiceCD2.0 is an intelligent boot disk for servers. It provides OS installation and RAID configuration functions. ServiceCD2.0 has the following features: - Provides wizard-based installation of OSs, such as Windows Server, SUSE, Red Hat, and VMware ESXi and installs device drivers based on the hardware detected. - Provides a graphical user interface to help you complete the installation. - Supports configuration of a variety of RAID controller cards through a unified GUI. You can use the boot disk (ServiceCD) delivered with the server to perform the installation. You can also download the iso file of the boot disk (ServiceCD) and perform the installation over remote control. For details about How do I download the iso and install the OS, see:

Setting boot order for a server
You can set the server boot mode using any of the following methods: Method 1: 1) During the server startup process, press F11 to enter Boot Manager. 2) On the Boot page, set the boot device. For example, select HUAWEI DVD-ROM VM 1.1.0 to enable the server to boot from the DVD-ROM drive. Method 2: Set the boot device on the iBMC WebUI. Method 3: Set the boot order on the BIOS. For details, see the BIOS parameter reference. The Romley Platform BIOS Parameter Reference applies to V2 servers. Click Link to download it. The Brickland Platform BIOS Parameter Reference applies to 4- and 8-socket V3 servers. Click Link to download it. The Grantley platform BIOS Parameter Reference applies to 2-socket V3 servers. Click Link to download it. The boot setting configured using methods 1 and 2 takes effect only once. When the server restarts, the boot device set on the BIOS (using method 3) will take effect.

How Can I Select a Configuration File?
ere are two methods for system configuration: You can import a configuration file or manually enter configuration information. ? Importing a configuration file Subsequent configuration information will be automatically inputted as required based on the configuration file, simplifying the configuration process and reducing configuration time. This method is commonly used when the storage system is deployed for the second time and the configuration file of the first deployment must be used. ? Manually entering configuration information All configuration information must be manually entered. This method is used for initial deployment.

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