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SLES install via ILO fails with error "ide‑cd: cmd 0x5a timed out"

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Compaq Proliant DL360 G3
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9


Trying to install a Novell SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 server via an ILO board.
During the installation error "ide‑cd: cmd 0x5a timed out" is displayed on the screen.


In the Compaq BIOS settings change the OS Selection option to Windows.


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  • Document ID:3004149
  • Creation Date:26-MAY-06
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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