Daniel Perkins

  1. Installing XenServer 6.1 on the IBM ServeRAID C105 Controller

    In order to use the IBM ServeRAID C105 SAS/SATA controller with XenServer, the user must first make a few changes to the pre-boot System Configuration and Boot Management settings. As a precautionary step, it may be best to clear the current storage configuration data. Clearing the Storage Controller Configuration Power on the system and wait until the boot splash screen is displayed, hit “F1″ for Setup Enter the System ...

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  2. Installing XenServer on IBM uEFI Systems

    IBM started using uEFI on their System x and BladeCenter offerings quite some time ago.  Despite the fact that XenServer does not fully support uEFI, there is a work around that makes it possible to install XenServer on these IBM servers. Updating the System Configuration Power on the system and wait until the boot splash screen is displayed, hit "F1" for Setup Set the "Legacy Only" boot option ...

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  3. Installing XenServer 6.0.2 on the IBM HS23 or x240

    Both of these servers ship with an embedded Emulex be3-based 10Gb NIC as their main ethernet device, which certainly has it's advantages but also requires a special consideration when installing any version of XenServer older than 6.1.0.  With XenServer 6.0.2, Citrix published a handful of driver disks produced by Emulex which provide support for these adapters. Installing XenServer We mention in each driver disk article that it ...

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