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Using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to install the operating system

Use these instructions for using the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD to install the blade server operating system.

To use the ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD, complete the following steps:

  1. While the blade server is on, press the KVM select button on the front of the blade server to associate the BladeCenterĀ® unit CD drive with the blade server.
  2. Insert the CD, and restart the blade server. If the CD does not start, see ServerGuide problems.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the following tasks:
    1. Select your language.
    2. Select your keyboard layout and country.
    3. View the overview to learn about ServerGuide features.
    4. View the readme file to review installation tips about your operating system and adapter.
    5. Start the setup and hardware configuration programs.
    6. Start the operating-system installation. You will need your operating-system CD.