QA/TestCases/BootMethodsInstallFromNetbootImgAsStmf

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Description

This install verifies the netboot.img is bootable as a stream file (*STMF) on OS/400 i5.

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This test requires knowledge of OS/400, iSeries partitioning, and an OS/400 service tools userid.

Steps To Reproduce

  1. FTP the netboot.img to the os400 system
  2. Under the Change Network Server Desc (CHGNWSD) dialog in os/400, set the IPL source to *STMF
  3. Under the Change Network Server Desc (CHGNWSD) dialog in os/400, set the IPL stream file to the file obtained in step#1
  4. Under the Work with Configuration Status (WRKCFGSTS *NWS) dialog in os/400, VARY ON the partition under test
  5. Connect to the shared console on os/400. For example, to attach to a shared console for partition lp2 on i5-os400.test.redhat.com you would type: telnet i5-os400.test.redhat.com 2301. Next you would select the appropriate Guest Partition console number for lp2. Finally, you would supply your OS/400 service tools userid to acquire the console.
  6. Proceed with installation

Expected Results

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