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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
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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
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15These settings are reflected in the basic screen of xvm-host-2 and the
16remote-management screen of xvm-host-1.  At time of writing, the basic
17settings on xvm-host-1 may differ, and the remote-management settings
18on xvm-host-2 are disabled.  xvm-host-3 has IPMI-over-LAN enabled in
19the Ctrl-E screen.  xvm-host-4 remains unconfigured.
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22In the debian installer:
23 - 500M for /boot in raid1 of sda1, sdb1
24 - rest for LVM in raid1 of sda2, sdb2
25  - 50G /
26  - 25G swap
27 - install a vanilla kernel, not xen;
28   will install xen hypervisor from backports in our later custom install.
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