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Oracle® X5 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: September 2017

Modifying the Boot Order

The boot order list determines which device the server boots from. You can make persisting changes to the boot order list in the BIOS Setup Utility, or you can specify a boot device that is only valid for one subsequent server boot in Oracle ILOM.

By default, the boot order list is populated only with devices detected on the server that support the current boot mode. However, if you enable the Persistent Boot Support feature, every physical slot, network port, and disk drive bay in the server is shown in the boot order list. For more information about Persistent Boot Support, see Enabling Persistent Boot Support.

To change the order of devices in the boot order list, see the following procedures: