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Ubuntu 14.04 Installation Guide on HUAWEI server

Latest reply: Jul 18, 2017 21:39:59 1970 2 0 0 0

Hi, dear

This article describes how to install Ubuntu 14.04 on the HUAWEI server.

We use the RH2288 V3 server as an example, but the steps are the same for other HUAWEI V3 series servers.

Preparing for the Installation

The OS package

We need to prepare the Ubuntu installation DVD-ROM or the ISO image.

Download the OS driver

Please download the driver from HUAWEI support.

Configure the Installation Environment

1. Login to BIOS and set the system time

During the server startup process, press Delete. On the displayed screen, set the BIOS time to the current time, and press F9 to load default configurations. 

When the dialog box shown in the following figure is displayed, select Yes.

configure the sysytem time

2. Configure the RAID Array

During the power-on self-test (POST), you can configure a RAID array as follows:|9856522|9856792|9901881

If you use an LSI SAS2308 or LSI SAS3008 controller card, press Ctrl+C to access the controller card setup screen and configure a RAID array.

If you use an LSI SAS2208 controller card, press Ctrl+H to access the controller card setup screen and configure a RAID array.

If you use an LSI SAS3108 controller card, press Ctrl+R to access the controller card setup screen and configure a RAID array.

the RAID array

3. Steps for install Ubuntu 10.04

1. Log in to the remote console, and mount the ISO file

Please login to the BMC, and choose the Remote Console, then mount the ISO file.

mount the ISO

2. Choose the boot from DVD-ROM

After mount the ISO file, you need to reboot the server and then press F11

select Virtual DVD-ROM VM 1.1.0 and press Enter On the Boot Manager screen

ubuntu boot

3. Choose the system language and enter the installation page

On the Ubuntu installation screen, select English and press Enter.

Then, select Install Ubuntu Server to enter the installation page.

ubuntu language

install ubuntu server

4.  Finish the installation steps as prompted

Please do as prompted and complete the installation steps.

installation ubuntu 14

5. Upgrading the Driver

Upgrading the LSI SAS3008 RAID Controller Card Driver

1.       Log in to the OS as user root.

2.       Mount the driver image file 3008_ubuntu14.04_x86_64_7.00.00.00.img to the virtual FDD.

3.       Run the following commands:

upgrade the driver 01

4.       Run the modinfo mpt3sas command to check that the driver has been upgraded.

upgrade the driver 02

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