BDA Boot Process Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
(Doc ID 2042579.1)
Last updated on JUNE 04, 2021
Applies to:Big Data Appliance Hardware - Version All Versions and later
This note is a BDA boot process FAQ.
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|Questions and Answers|
|Do BDA servers always boot by default from the internal USB drive?|
|What is the default boot order?|
|What should the "fallback" list in the BDA grub.conf look like?|
|Under what conditions would a BDA node depend on the /etc/grub.conf "fallback" list?|
|Is the fallback list 0 based or starts from 1?|
|What about the splashimage field, should be it commented out in the grub.conf or not?|
|What would be the reason for a BDA node not booting from the default /etc/grub.conf entry?|
|Since by default the BIOS boots from the internal USB disk which grub.conf is initially read?|
|The BDA grub.conf has several kernel boot entries. How does that work?|
|The BDA may boot from different entries depending on several factors. What are those factors?|