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HP DL 360 G7

Using the stand-alone program, iLO Integrated Remote Console, I can mount a Virtual Drive and point to the CentOS 7 iso. I can boot to the iso using the one-time menu (F11) without issue but at some point during the installer it hangs. Usually, hanging will be either at Network Manager or Plymouth Boot Screen.

Because this server is in a remote location, I'd rather install over iLO. Otherwise, I'd be sending a DVD to the remote location which is obviously more involved. I have reset the iLO over ssh but still have the issue.

BIOS and iLO are from 2018 (newest)

Has anyone else seen similar issues?

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    I have those servers in a C7000 chassis and last week I installed RHEL6/7 though the ILO3 console. Of course I have the latest firmware installed until 2016. Jan 21, 2019 at 19:55
  • Yes, make sure all firmware is up to date before trying to install OS. Jan 21, 2019 at 20:17
  • BIOS and iLO versions are from 2018 (newest). Just to be more clear, it's not iLO itself freezing per se since the black "screensaver" will go back to console messages if I hit up or down arrows on the keyboard.
    – Johnny Doe
    Jan 21, 2019 at 20:51
  • Ohh I see. Since you are able to attach the iso image and boot from it, try to verify if the iso file is not corrupted or if you have a network issue that is causing this problem. Jan 21, 2019 at 22:03
  • ISO checksum is good and did the verify process at the ISO boot menu previously which came back good.
    – Johnny Doe
    Jan 22, 2019 at 14:58

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It's been a while, but I've seen iLO freeze much like that. Before you do anything else make sure you have the latest updates applicable.

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