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2In the Dell PowerEdge SC1435 servers delivered July 2008,
3there are several BIOS settings that need to be frobbed on setup.
4
5in the setup screen at F2:
6- CPU -> Virtualization Technology: on
7- Boot Sequence: disable NIC
8- Integrated Devices -> Embedded Gb NIC: turn off PXE
9
10in the setup screen for remote management, at Ctrl-E:
11- IP is (main IP) =~ s/18.181.0/10.5.128/
12  e.g. 10.5.128.221 for citadel-station == 18.181.0.221
13- netmask is 255.255.0.0
14- Set the password to the XVM root
15
16All of these settings are reflected on all 4 servers in the production
17cluster.
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20In the debian installer:
21 - 500M for /boot in raid1 of sda1, sdb1
22 - rest for LVM in raid1 of sda2, sdb2
23  - 50G /
24  - 25G swap
25 - install a vanilla kernel, not xen;
26   will install xen hypervisor from backports in our later custom install.
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