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Paper Tape
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-04-2010
Location: Germany
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Installing OS - ThinkServer TS200 6525-11G

Hello everybody!

 

I've bougt a Lenovo ThinkServer TS200 6525-11G and would like to install Windows Server 2008 x64 on this Server.

 

After starting up it only displays:

 

IMM initalizing

IMM Memory initialized

IMM Kernel loading

IMM Kernel running

BMC started

Network initalized

Remote Power Control available

Thermal Management online

Flash Manager ready

Remote Video Engine online

IMPI Sensor scan ready

VPD available

SEL initalized

Ready for uEFI Initialization

uEFI Starting

 

Smiley Indifferent


What are now the next steps to install Windows ?

 

regards from germany,

 

alexander

Paper Tape
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-04-2010
Location: Germany
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Re: Installing OS - ThinkServer TS200 6525-11G

The IMM says:

 

The System "SN#-----" encountered a firmware hang

Retired Employee
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎06-10-2010
Location: North Carolina

Re: Installing OS - ThinkServer TS200 6525-11G

If you have multiple HDDs and you want to use RAID, you need to setup RAID before installing the OS.  On the TS200, you do this through BIOS Setup:

- Click F1

- Go to System Settings

- UEFI adapters

- Refresh adapters

- Select the RAID adapter

- follow prompts to configure RAID

 

Then install the OS using DVD.

- During boot, insert the DVD

- Hit F12 to boot to alternate media

- Follow prompts to install the OS.

 

Let me know if you need more details.

Retired Employee
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎06-10-2010
Location: North Carolina

Re: Installing OS - ThinkServer TS200 6525-11G

I didn't see the firmware hang message...

 

Consider updating the firmware using the following:

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?lndocid=MIGR-72589

 

Burn the ISO and boot to it by hitting F12.