Things You Must Decide
The following tables list the things you must decide before installing an operating
Where will you install the OS?
You can install an OS onto a flash module, a USB flash
drive, or a storage device connected to a PCIe EM card.
module includes one Sun Flash Module (FMod) socket per node.
When an FMod
is present it appears as a disk device and you can install an
operating system on it.
To install an FMod, refer to the Sun Blade X6275 M2 Server Module Service Manual.
USB flash drive
server module includes one internal USB port per node.
When a USB flash
drive is present, it appears as a disk device, and you can install
an operating system onto it.
To install a USB flash drive, refer to
the Sun Blade X6275 M2 Server Module Service Manual.
PCIe EM device
Each chassis blade slot has two assigned PCIe EM slots.
One of these is assigned to each node.
If you wish to boot from
a storage device connected to a PCIe EM slot, you must configure it
to be a boot device. For instructions, refer to your PCIe EM documentation.
Which installation method will you use?
Obtaining Necessary Items