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I have a Sunfire v250 server that currenlty has Debian installed, I need to make a fresh Debian install with the newest stable version, but I cannot make it boot from the Debian CD.

The servers boots into SILO and I try to do:

boot cdrom -s 

without any results, Do you have any idea on how to boot from CD?

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Are you sure you have a CD and not a DVD? – mdpc Jun 6 '13 at 20:28

Make sure the cd/dvd is bootable? Can you boot another server (or even your laptop) from that cd? Most common issue is the cd itself, not server.

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