How to: Configure a ByteBlower 1100 server to boot from USB
Posted by Vincent De Maertelaere, Last modified by Dries Decock on 03 April 2018 01:55 PM


For some procedures the ByteBlower server must boot from an USB-key.  This how to describes how to configure the BIOS to boot from an USB-key.

WARNING:  It is important that the configuration is reverted when e.g. the installation is done.  Otherwise the server may not boot consistently.


  1. Connect a screen and keyboard to the server.

  2. Power on the server.

  3. When following screen is shown, press the F2-key to enter the BIOS setup.

  4. Use the up and down arrows to select USB Flash Drive Emulation Type

  5. Use the + and - keys to select "Hard disk"

  6. Press escape and select Save Changes and Exit.  Use RETURN to confirm.

  7. At reboot press the F2-key to enter the BIOS setup again.

  8. Use the up and down arrows to select Hard-Disk Drive Sequence

  9. Use the +,- keys to move the "Hard-disk-emulated USB flash drive" as the first device

  10. Press escape to get to the Save Changes and Exit menu.  Confirm using RETURN.

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