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HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) - Mounting .dd File and Installing RHEL

Title: HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) - Mounting .dd File and Installing RHEL
Object Name: mmr_kc-0109648
Document Type: Support Information
Original owner: KCS - ProLiant Servers
Disclosure level: Public
Version state: final
Environment
FACT:HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO)
FACT:iLO Virtual Media Applet
FACT:HP ProLiant Server
Questions/Symptoms
SYMPTOM:Providing storage controller driver using iLO virtual media
SYMPTOM:Mounting .dd file
SYMPTOM:Installing RHEL
Cause
CAUSE:NA
Answer/Solution
FIX:This also would be useful for installing OS, without Floppy Drive.

One can access iLO virtual media page from the following:

Example: For providing smart array controller driver.
Download the driver, it will be in .gz format.
Extract it and user will find .dd file.

1. Login to iLO, click on Virtual Media, choose the file path and click on Connect.

2. From iLO IRC.
Mounting .dd file:
Now following step demonstrate RHEL6 installation. A. Boot the server from RHEL media:
B. Press tab and type update dd command for supplying driver.
C. Press Enter and continue, select Yes for providing driver.
D. Select driver source, (in this example device is sda) and answer the screen.
E. Now user could see that storage is detected and is ready for installation.

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