How to: Configure a ByteBlower 1200 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 flollowing screen is shown, press the F2-key to enter the BIOS setup.

  4. Using the up and down arrows, select USB Flash Drive Emulation Type and press ENTER

  5. Using the SPACE, + or - keys, change "Auto" to "Hard Disk"

  6. Press escape to get to the main screen again.

  7. Using the up and down arrows, select Boot Sequence and press ENTER.

  8. Using the SPACE, + and - keys, move the Flash Disk to the first position
  9. Press escape to get to the exit menu.  Select Save Changes and Exit to confirm.
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