Reason for an OS installation failure


Server OS installation failures may be caused by the following:
1. The RAID array is not set as the boot option.
2. The size of the partition for OS installation exceeds 2 TB.
3. The ServiceCD is not used for installation.
4. The installation file is damaged.

Other related questions:
Installing OS on a server
Use the Huawei Server Compatibility Checker ( to check the OS supported by the server. For details about the OS installation methods (using ServiceCD, DVD-ROM drive, image, and PXE), see OS Installation Guide. For details about the OS installation cases (including centOS, Citrix, Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Kylin, Oracle Linux, RedFlag, RedHat, Rocky, Solaris, SUSE, Ubuntu, VMware ESXi, and Windows), see

Disk partition size required for installation an OS
The size of the partition for installing the OS must be less than 2 TB. If the size of a partition for OS installation is greater than 2 TB, convert the partition into the GPT format or reduce the partition size.

Method used to install an OS on a user VM
For details about how to install an OS on a VM, see the "Installing an OS on the Bare VM" section in FusionCloud Desktop Virtual Desktop Management Guide. Download path: Click the link and choose Support > IT > Cloud Computing > FusionCloud > FusionCloud Desktop Solution.

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