Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.8

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boot system

Specify the location where the Dell EMC Networking OS image used to boot the system is stored.

Syntax
boot system {gateway ip-address | stack-unit {stack-unit-number | all} {default | primary | secondary} {ftp: | nfsmount: | system: {A: | B: | bmp-boot} | tftp: | usbflash:}}

To return to the default boot sequence, use the no boot system command.

Parameters
gateway
Enter the IP address of the default next-hop gateway for the management subnet.
ip-address
Enter an IP address in dotted decimal format.
stack-unit
Enter the keywords stack-unit to specify the stack unit number.
all
Enter the keyword all for all the stack units.
stack-unit-number
Enter the stack-unit number. The range is from 1 to 6.
default
Enter the keyword default to specify the default Dell EMC Networking OS image.
primary
Enter the keyword primary to specify the primary Dell EMC Networking OS image.
secondary
Enter the keyword secondary to specify the secondary Dell EMC Networking OS image.
system:
Enter the keyword system: to use the system image file URL (system).
ftp:
Enter the keyword FTP: to retrieve the image from an FTP server. ftp://userid:password@hostip/filepath.
nfsmount
Enter the keyword nfsmount: to retrieve the image from a mounted NFS file system. nfsmount://filepath
system:
Enter the keyword system: to retrieve the image from the system.
usbflash
Enter the keyword usbflash: to retrieve the image from the USB flash memory. usbflash://filename.
tftp:
Enter the keyword TFTP: to retrieve the image from a TFTP server. tftp://hostip/filepath.
A: | B:
Enter A: or B: to boot one of the system partitions.
bmp-boot
Enter the keywords bmp-boot to boot the system from the image present in the DHCP offer.
NOTE: In normal-reload, this keyword is not enabled.
Defaults
Not configured.
Command Modes
CONFIGURATION
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Version
Description
9.10(0.1)
Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S3148.
9.10(0.0)
Introduced on the S6100-ON.
9.8(2.0)
Introduced on the S3100 series.
9.8(1.0)
Introduced on the Z9100–ON.
9.8(0.0P5)
Introduced on the S4048-ON.
9.8(0.0P2)
Introduced on the S3048-ON.
9.7(0.0)
Introduced the support for bmp-boot on the S-Series and Z-Series switches.
8.3.19.0
Introduced on the S4820T.
8.3.11.1
Introduced on the Z9000.
8.3.7.0
Introduced on the S4810.
Usage Information
To display these changes in the show bootvar command output, save the running configuration to the startup configuration (using the copy command) and reload system.

Use the bmp-boot keyword only when the device boots up from bare metal provisioning (BMP). For an industrial standard upgraded device, the Dell EMC Networking OS stores the image partition upgraded from the DHCP offer in the bmp-boot option.


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